face noun (HEAD)
make a face
face noun (FRONT)
- The north face of the Eiger is a very difficult climb.
- She abseiled down the rock face.
- When she received her prize I think I was the proudest parent on the face of the earth.
- The postcard shows a view of the magnificently carved west face of the cathedral.
- I rather like that watch with the square face and roman numerals.
face noun (RESPECT)
face verb (DEAL WITH)
can't face sth/doing sth
- Some of the leaders of the coup took their lives rather than face dishonour.
- Teachers who fail to fall in line with the new regulations may face dismissal.
- There's a law to protect refugees from forcible return to countries where they face persecution.
- He is fighting extradition to Hong Kong to face trial on fraud charges.
- I can't face the hassle of moving house again.
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