How dare you

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Definition

How dare you (question my authority?): How can you be so brave, bold, or rude as to (question my authority?)
idiom

to dare someone to do something: to challenge someone to do something, to provoke someone to do something
verb
I dare you to ask her out! It's a challenge: will you do it?

Examples

  • "Bruno : How dare you speak to me like that?"
  • "Lawrence Laughsalot : How dare you question my authority?"
  • "Narrow minded! How dare you!"
  • "Lupita : How dare you, you no-good cousin of a donkey!"
  • "Horatio : How dare you speak to Bruno like this?"
  • "How dare you talk to me about egomania, you machine!"

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