Die Übersetzung von "face" - Englisch-Italienisch-Wörterbuch


noun uk /feɪs/ us /feɪs/

A1 the front part of the head where the eyes, nose, and mouth are

faccia, viso
She’s got a long, thin face. Ha il viso lungo e magro.

the front or surface of something

facciata, quadrante
the north face of the mountain la facciata nord della montagna
a clock face un quadrante dell’orologio
face to face

B1 being with someone in the same place

faccia a faccia
We need to talk face to face. Dobbiamo parlare faccia a faccia.
make a face

B1 to show with your face that you do not like someone or something

fare una smorfia
Joe made a face when he saw what was for lunch. Joe ha fatto una smorfia quando ha visto che cosa c’era per pranzo.
to someone’s face

If you say something to someone’s face, you say it to them directly, when you are with them.

in faccia a qualcuno
If you have something to say, say it to my face. Se hai qualcosa da dire, dimmelo in faccia.
verb uk /feɪs/ us /feɪs/ present participle facing, past tense and past participle faced

B1 to be or turn in a particular direction

essere di fronte a, stare di fronte a, mettersi di fronte a
The room faces south. La stanza guarda a sud.
She turned to face him. Si è voltata verso di lui.

to have a problem

subire, avere di fronte
Passengers could face long delays. I passeggeri potranno subire lunghi ritardi.

to accept that something unpleasant is true and start to deal with the situation

I think he has to face the fact that she no longer loves him. Penso che debba affrontare il fatto che lei non lo ama più.
let’s face it

used before you say something that is bad but true

siamo realisti
Let’s face it – we are not going to win this game. Siamo realisti – questa partita non la vinceremo.
can’t face (doing) something

to not want to do something or deal with something because it is difficult or unpleasant

non sopportare l’idea di (fare) qualcosa
I can’t face walking up all those steps again. Non posso pensare di dover salire di nuovo tutti quegli scalini.

Phrasal Verb (n)

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