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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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