HEAD [C] › the front part of the head where the eyes, nose, and mouth are, or the expression on this part: She's got a long, thin face. I can't wait to see her face when she opens the present.
make a face (also UK pull a face) › to show with your face that you do not like someone or something: The baby made a face every time I offered her some food.
make faces › to make silly expressions with your face in order to try and make people laugh
sb's face falls/lights up › someone starts to look disappointed/happy: His face fell when I said that she wasn't coming.
to sb's face › If 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.
SURFACE › the front or surface of something: the north face of the cliff a clock face
in the face of sth › while having to deal with a difficult situation or problem: She refused to leave him, in the face of increasing pressure from friends and family.
on the face of it › used when you are describing how a situation seems on the surface: On the face of it, it seems like a bargain, but I bet there are hidden costs. → See also have egg on your face → See also a slap in the face