face with

face someone with something

to present evidence of something to someone. When I faced him with the evidence, he confessed immediately. The police faced Max with the witness's story. The CEO was faced with the problem of bringing the bankrupt firm back to profitability.
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face something with something

to install something on the surface of something. We faced the kitchen walls with yellow tile. The wall was faced with tile.
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face with

Confront, as in When he was faced with the evidence, he admitted it. [Late 1500s]
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face with

v.
1. To cover the surface of something using a substance: The builders faced the front wall with marble. The facade was faced with terra cotta.
2. To force someone to confront or deal with something or someone. Used chiefly in the passive: When I'm faced with a problem, I ask my parents for advice.
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Under that agreement, Judge Starr has the right to meet face to face with Ms.
When shown a pair of face pictures that differ only in the configuration of the same features--say, one face with closely set eyes and little space between the nose and upper lip and another face with eyes wide apart and more space above the upper lip--the former cataract patients usually couldn't distinguish one picture from the other.
Square faces, like Gwyneth Paltrow's and Luminita's, are sort of the same as round faces--the idea is to frame the face with soft layers.
Designed for studios faced with high-quality or high-volume facial animation requirements, Face Robot software represents a technological breakthrough by enabling professionals to animate a digital human face with higher quality results and in less time than using traditional methods.
Another New Mexico State graduate student will even attempt to characterize beauty by having subjects "breed" their ideal face with the program, he says.
Berthold Scripts 2 comes with Aja, an informal script face with short descenders, simplified letter shapes and looped capitals, and Poppl-Exquisit Regular and Poppl-Exquisit Medium, based on 19th-century handwriting with graceful, curling ascenders and elegant swashed capitals.
In the face aftereffect, we adapt to a face with a particular expression - happiness, for example - which causes us to perceive a subsequent neutral face as having the opposite facial expression (i.
If you have a small face with delicate features, smaller sunglasses are best.
Oblong face Widen and shorten the face with sunglass styles that do not extend beyond the widest part of the face.
The researchers reported that when the volunteers were shown incongruent pairings of facial expressions and body postures--a frightened face with an angry body posture, for instance--their accuracy was 64 percent.
Dust face with powder, and sweep blush along your cheeks.
The most difficult challenge, however, is to provide FACE with a distinct identity that instills a sense of involvement in each participant, while ensuring that the program adheres to an issue agenda consistent with the interests of long-term care providers.