face to face face to face

Definition(s):

  • (adv) involving close contact; confronting each other

Usage(s):

  1. Taking the NUM out on strike in 1987 was his masterstroke; suddenly the white-supremacy regime came face to face with its worst nightmare.
  2. Israelis and Palestinians have much to say to each other, but seldom are their conflicting arguments delivered face to face.
  3. Sharing dinner with him, my wife Heidi and I have also found ourselves face to face with writers like Gabriel Garca Mrquez and Carlos Fuentes.

News

  1. ‘It is not okay to rape and murder my child’ grief stricken dad of Jill Meagher tells accused

    The family of murdered Irish woman Jill Meagher delivered an emotional victim impact statement this week, as they came face to face with her killer and rapist Adrian Ernest Bayley.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. 'The Hobbit 2' Releases Poster: Bilbo Ready to Face Smaug

    By Brent Lang LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Bilbo seems to be psyching himself up to go face to face with the dragon in the new teaser poster for "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." The new look at the hotly anticipated return to Middle Earth was released on the film's Facebook fanpage by Warner Bros. on Sunday night and attracted nearly 70,000 "likes" within hours of its debut. The captivating ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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