to (one's) face

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to (one's) face

Directly, rather than secretively. Hey, if you've got a problem with me, tell me to my face instead of complaining about me to everyone else at work.
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to one's face

Openly, directly, as in I do not have the nerve to tell him to his face that he wasn't invited and shouldn't have come . This idiom alludes to a direct confrontation. [Mid-1500s]
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to (one's) face

In the view or hearing of: insulted me to my face.
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