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face to face

if two people meet or talk face to face, they meet or talk when they are both together in the same place I'd prefer to sort this problem out face to face rather than over the phone. She's been writing to her cousin in Australia for years but they've never met face to face.
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

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
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If we did one Face to Face a year, gave one service member and their family the opportunity to either welcome a baby while deployed, or even to say 'goodbye' one last time, this program would be a success," said Powers.
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Launched on February 21, the online voting mechanism encourages music fans to vote for their favorite songs of the 15 made available by Face to Face to be showcased on their upcoming fifth album, "Reactionary.
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Using TechnoView Video Messaging, sales execs maintain positive, personalized control of the sales process through face to face delivery of the proposal presentation and receive immediate notification when both the video message and document are reviewed.