face forward

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face forward

1. To look straight ahead. Please face forward so that I can buckle your seatbelt.
2. To position someone or something so that they or it face straight ahead. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "face" and "forward." Face the kids forward so they're actually looking at the photographer.
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face someone or something forward

to turn someone or something to the front. (Also with many other directions—backward, to the right, to the left, etc.) Please face your brother forward now. Face the book forward so we can read the title.
See also: face, forward
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'Face us forward,' they'd say (if they could) 'so we can see where we're going.' There's loads of interesting things to look at, strangers to grin at, dogs' wet noses to stroke, things to grab, freedom to pull off shoes and socks then drop them without Mum noticing and best of all, sliding down to put feet on the pavement so buggy suddenly comes to an abrupt halt and mum dives over it.