face on(to) (something)

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face on(to) (something)

To look out onto something. Does our room really face onto the ocean? How lovely!
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face on(to) something

[for something] to have a view out onto something. The house faced onto the sea and provided a beautiful view of the incoming ships. Our office building does not face onto the street. We asked for a room that faces on the main square.
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The shops which faced onto Wood Street moved earlier in the summer.
There are also plans to reinstate some key lost features, such as the distinctive cupola and clock that faced onto Hazelwell Street.
Having one centralised entrance opening onto St Paul's Square makes this one of the most impressive entrances in the city." The entrance had previously faced onto Old Hall Street..
The Johnson Brothers factory, which originally faced onto Eastwood Road, became part of the Wedgwood group in 1968.
Cantona, emerging stony faced onto the car park, was more interested in making a getaway.