Idiom: face to face
Idiom: face to face (with something)
- being directly in front of and facing someone or something
- in a situation where you are forced to deal directly with a problem
- My boyfriend broke-up with me over the phone because he was too afraid to do it face to face.
- For six months I had only spoken to that girl by email so I was really nervous when we finally decided to meet face to face.
- Many people tourists are very emotional when they come face to face with the 9/11 memorial in Washington, DC
- I was stunned when I sat down in my seat on the train and came face to face with my ex-fiance and his new girlfriend.
- We'll screen applicants over the phone and then bring three individuals in to interview with us face to face.
- When my husband was diagnosed with cancer it was the first time we were face to face with our mortality.
- Most wealthy people never come face to face with the difficulties poor people have to deal with in order to work, such as affordable childcare and transportation.
- Until I moved to Africa, I never came face to face with the need for clean water.
- My work as a social worker brings me face to face with homelessness and it's relationship to mental illness.
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