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In the teeth of

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In the teeth of means to do or say something in defiance or regardless of others' views.

Sample Usage

1. The politician decided to go ahead with his plans in the teeth of vociferous opposition from his own party members.

2. Sangeeta and her friends decided to go for the beach picnic in the teeth of their parents' refusal to permit them to go.

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