face to face with (someone or something)

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face to face with (someone or something)

Directly confronted with or encountering someone or something. When the phrase refers to a person, it can be literal. I had been trying to avoid my math teacher, but then I came face to face with her in the cafeteria. Training for a marathon has forced me to come face to face with my physical limitations.
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Seeing her, he found himself face to face with one of the pictures of his daydream of family life.
A little earlier than usual next morning Trent was at his office in the City, prepared for the worst, and in less than half an hour he found himself face to face with one of those crises known to most great financiers at some time or other during their lives.
In his primitive brain revolved various fiendish plans for a revenge that he would not have the courage to put into effect when the test came and he stood face to face with one of the dominant race.
Servant maidens were fond of carrying her out to look at the hens and chickens, or to see if any cherries could be shaken down in the orchard; and the small boys and girls approached her slowly, with cautious movement and steady gaze, like little dogs face to face with one of their own kind, till attraction had reached the point at which the soft lips were put out for a kiss.
The battle was now in array and they stood face to face with one another, Agamemnon ever pressing forward in his eagerness to be ahead of all others.
I was in couldn't was Zeeshan "On my way back from the office I came face to face with one of them so I grabbed a computer chair and pushed it at him.
Leading UAE and pan-Arab media representatives were invited for this exceptional experience, which brought them face to face with one of the most spectacular diamonds in the world, now taking its place in a magnificent one-of-a-kind jewellery suite.
Coventry are currently eighth in the table, a place and five points behind Peterborough, which makes next week's fixture all the more important as the Sky Blues come face to face with one of their play-off rivals.
TWO shark researchers who came face to face with one of the largest great whites ever recorded have called for legislation to protect sharks in Hawaii.
Thiruvananthapuram: A woman in Kerala came face to face with one of the persons who colluded in her husband's killing 34 years ago and forgave him, bringing tears to the man's eyes and also bringing back memories of a murder that continues to remain a mystery for Keralites.
Paul Johnson, director of IFS and an author of the report, said: "We are finally coming face to face with one of the biggest choices in a generation.
She has spoken about coming face to face with one of her tormentors in Asda on This Morning.
YOUNG patients at Alder Hey Hospital had their dreams come true, as they came face to face with one of their favourite Disney characters.
THE mother of a Hillsborough victim comes face to face with one of the former police officers accused of lying about the disaster.
REBECCA Evans came face to face with one of her youngest fans during a visit to a Dogs Trust centre.