Translation of "face" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun uk /feɪs/ us
HEAD [ C ]

A1 the front part of the head where the eyes, nose, and mouth are, or the expression on this part

yüz, surat, çehre, sima
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

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

surat yapmak, yüz çevirmek
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

komiklik yapmak ve eğlendirmek için yüzünü gözünü oynatmak
sb's face falls/lights up

someone starts to look disappointed/happy

yüzü düşmek; hayal kırıklığına uğramak; mutlu/üzgün görünmeye başlamak
His face fell when I said that she wasn't coming.
to sb's face

B2 If you say something unpleasant to someone's face, you say it to them directly, when you are with them.

yüzüne karşı; uluorta; doğrudan kendisine; açıkca
If you've got something to say, say it to my face.

the front or surface of something

yüz, yüzey, cephe
the north face of the cliff
a clock face
in the face of sth

while having to deal with a difficult situation or problem

bir şeye rağmen/karşın; ...karşısında; …koşullar altında
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, when this is different to what it is really like

görünüşe bakılırsa
On the face of it, it seems like a bargain, but I bet there are hidden costs.

(Translation of “face noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)