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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
References in classic literature ?
At the sound of Jukes' voice he stood still, facing forward, but made no reply.
Caption: Ease neck pain by sitting up straight, facing forward, and getting up and moving around frequently.
Your hands should be flat on the ground with your fingers facing forward, in the same direction as your feet.
Squats: Stand with your head facing forward and your chest held up and out.
Toys will be donated to Toys For Tots and Facing Forward To End Homelessness.
As part of the Mediterranean Fleet in 1956 the Aircraft Carrier HMS Eagle decided to thank the people of Malta by staging a mass fly-past of its aircraft; to launch so many aircraft in one session it was decided to park and start them facing forward on the deck, so as the front pair were catapulted-off the rest would move forward in block.
"Graham was facing forward and was not in distress at this time.
KEVIN DOYLE: How about a set that isn't a couch and two chairs facing forward? This play already puts me to sleep.
For the feet, cut out a heartshaped piece of orange card and glue the pine cone to the heart with the rounded end facing forward.
Twists – Sit on the floor facing forward with back straight, feet flat on floor and holding ball at chest.
They're all facing the same direction, with the labels facing forward, making it easy for customers to see the name of each product and making the whole aisle looking appealing.
Everyone included, especially our gusts will walk away 'Facing Forward'."
The center of gravity of a decelerating person is six to nine inches higher when facing aft than when facing forward due to the placement of the seatbelt, according to the article.
In my work as a CECOM LAR, I often see convoys of vehicles traveling across rough ground with optics facing forward and unprotected.