sb's face falls/lights up›someone starts to lookdisappointed/happy: His face fell when I said that she wasn't coming.Grimacing and frowningLaughing and smiling
to sb's faceB2If you say something unpleasant to someone's face, you say it to them directly, when you are with them: If you've got something to say, say it to my face.PresentAvailable and accessibleUnavailable and inaccessible
Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.
by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,