to one's face


to one's face
phrasal
: in one's presence or so that one is fully aware of what is going on : openly, frankly, boldly

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to one's face
In one's presence, openly
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Main Entry:face

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openly in one's presence

you're telling me to my face I'm a liar


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • to one's face — {adv. phr.} Directly to you; in your presence. * /I told him to his face that I didn t like the idea./ * /I called him a coward to his face./ Compare: IN ONE S FACE. Contrast: BEHIND ONE S BACK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to one's face — {adv. phr.} Directly to you; in your presence. * /I told him to his face that I didn t like the idea./ * /I called him a coward to his face./ Compare: IN ONE S FACE. Contrast: BEHIND ONE S BACK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hide\ one's\ face — • hide one s face • hide one s head v. phr. 1. To lower your head or turn your face away because of shame or embarrassment. The teacher found out that Tom had cheated, and Tom hid his head. When Bob said how pretty Mary was, she blushed and hid… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • to\ one's\ face — adv. phr. Directly to you; in your presence. I told him to his face that I didn t like the idea. I called him a coward to his face. Compare: in one s face Contrast: behind one s back …   Словарь американских идиом


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