face-to-face face-to-face

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) in each other's presence
  2. (adv) within each other's presence
  3. (adv) directly facing each other

Usage(s):

  1. Primatologists in the Congo photograph a rare sight: western gorillas mating face-to-face.
  2. Obama applied lessons learned re-learned in recent years about the importance of face-to-face grassroots organizing.
  3. It is an essential function for a market like the Nasdaq, which doesn't have an actual trading floor where buyers and sellers can meet face-to-face.

News

  1. 'Salaries and benefits' key issues left in negotiations

    Face-to-face negotiations Wednesday night helped resolve more than a dozen issues in the ongoing labor standoff between the Pennsbury school board and the district’s support staff, a spokeswoman said.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bucks County Courier Times

  2. Meet Recruiters Face-to-Face at June 25 HIREvent

    SACRAMENTO- If you’re looking for a better job or different career, the HIREvent on June 25 is a good place to start. Job seekers can talk to recruiters face-to-face at the Crowne Plaze, at 5321 Date Avenue. The event starts …
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX40 Sacramento

  3. Woods-Garcia meet face-to-face at Merion

    Sergio Garcia spoke face-to-face with Tiger Woods Monday for the first time since he made a "fried chicken" comment about Woods on May 21.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. In a brief foray into foreign policy, Obama said with regard to Iran that the administration "will be looking for openings that can be created where we can start sitting across the table, face-to-face diplomatic overtures" with the Islamic republic.
    on Feb 9, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  2. "We expressed our interest in keeping him in pinstripes, and requested the opportunity to convey those feelings to him directly with the Steinbrenner family in an open, face-to-face dialogue," Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said in a...
    on Oct 29, 2007 By: Brian Cashman Source: SI.com

  3. "After last year and the time he spent with us, we knew we wanted him back. It was just a matter of finding that common ground," Torre said. "As Ned said, you talk on the phone and to different people, you need to get face-to-face. It was a...
    on Mar 4, 2009 By: Joe Torre Source: International Herald Tribune

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