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F2F

An abbreviation for "face to face," meaning in direct contact, especially literally standing close together. I had been trying to avoid my math teacher, but then I came F2F with her in the cafeteria. Society is about to come F2F with a whole new set of problems brought on by technology.

face to face

In direct contact, especially literally standing close together. I had been trying to avoid my math teacher, but then we came face to face in the cafeteria. Society is about to come face to face with a whole new set of problems brought on by technology.
See also: face

face to face

1. In each other's presence, opposite one another; in direct communication. For example, The two chairmen sat face to face, or It's time his parents met the teacher face to face. [Mid-1300s]
2. Confronting each other, as in We were face to face with death during the avalanche. [Late 1800s]
See also: face

face to face

If you meet or talk to someone face to face, you meet or talk to them directly, with both of you in the same place. When I first heard of his death I didn't want to call her or meet her face to face. Now that he was face to face with the estate agent, Arnold found it difficult to explain. Note: A face-to-face meeting is one where people meet and can talk to each other directly. Yesterday saw the first face-to-face meeting between the heads of the Trade Union Confederation and the Employers' Association. Compare with come face to face with something. Compare with come face to face with someone.
See also: face

face to face

1 in direct personal contact. 2 in a position in which you must confront a difficulty.
See also: face

ˌface to ˈface (with somebody/something)


1 in the presence of somebody and close enough to meet, talk, see, etc. them: The two leaders came face to face for the first time in Moscow this morning.The programme brought Anna face to face with her father for the first time in her life.face-to-face discussions, negotiations, etc.
2 in a situation where you have to accept that something is true and deal with it: The crisis has brought her face to face with a lot of problems she had been trying not to think about.
See also: face

face to face

and F2F
phr. & comp. abb. in person; speakers and listeners facing each other. (The full form is Standard English.) I need to CU F2F. She spoke to us face to face, and we felt better.
See also: face

F2F

verb
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111) Accordingly, ODR designed to provide a "New Handshake" online must carefully draw on the best attributes of online communications while seeking to minimize the concerning consequences of lost F2F intimacy.
RESULTS The average applicant grade point average (GPA) was higher for the F2F format but no difference in the average admission GPA was found between formats.
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Using e-mail communication between social worker and client for therapeutic purposes is not intended to serve as a substitute for F2F work but as an extension of the therapeutic work and relationship (Murdoch & Connor-Greene, 2000).
Although the physical design of the workplace is but one variable in a complex constellation of factors that affect team F2F communication, it is an important one for, as Elsbach and Pratt (2008) recently noted, "everything from the efficient manufacture of computer chips to the research and development of new flavors of potato chips is affected by the design and arrangement of machinery, work spaces, environmental controls, and equipment" (182).
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In an effort to address feedback from students related to the costs of the F2F review environment, ADHA launched the first-ever online review course in 2010.