face to face : Popular Idioms in English

face to face

To be in close proximity and in confrontation with something or someone

Alice raced around the corner and found herself face to face with a rabid dog.

Definitions

  • r  involving close contact; confronting each other
News & Articles

  • 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.
    Aug. 1, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • 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.
    Aug. 1, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • 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 ...
    July 30, 2013 - The Online NewsHour