face to face : Idioms in English

face to face

To be in close proximity and in confrontation with something or someone
Usage:
Alice raced around the corner and found herself face to face with a rabid dog.

face to face Meaning(s)

  • (r) involving close contact; confronting each other

face to face in News

  1. Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro to be sentenced on Friday

    Ariel Castro could come face to face again Thursday with the three women he has admitted imprisoning for a decade in his Cleveland home.
    on August 1, 2013 Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Cleveland kidnapper to face victims, justice at sentencing

    Ariel Castro could come face to face again Thursday with the three women he has admitted imprisoning for a decade in his Cleveland home when he is sentenced for his crimes.
    on August 1, 2013 Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Israelis, Palestinians Return to Face-to-Face Talks for First Time in Years

    Listen to the Audio GWEN IFILL: The long-frozen Israeli-Palestinian peace process may be showing faint signs of a thaw. The two sides were sitting down this evening at the U.S. State Department, face to face, for the first time in years. Hours before Israelis and Palestinians met to relaunch rare direct negotiations, Secretary of State John Kerry this morning called for reasonable compromise ...
    on July 30, 2013 Source: The Online NewsHour

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