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get face

To gain prestige or respect. His brilliant performance in the debate caused him to get face with the voters.
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get face

tv. to gain respect; to increase one’s status. (The opposite of lose face.) He’s doing his best in life to get face.
See also: face, get
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Attendees were eager to win membership prizes along with getting face time with master trainer and co-founder Justin Hanlin.
You might as well be a SoundCloud rapper if you're getting face tats now, dude.
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"For our end users, SUSECON is about two things - consuming extremely valuable content and getting face to face with SUSE engineers, executives, partners, other customers and community enthusiasts," said Michael Miller, SUSE President of Strategy, Alliances and Marketing.
While such projects may be peripheral in nature to IG, getting face time and working with IT managers will help facilitate relationship-building.
Savvy entrepreneurs would go in with a strategy for getting face time with those investors--and for quickly catching their interest when the opportunity arose.
"But when the economy is only just starting out on the long road to recovery it is more important than ever to get a slice of the action by getting face to face with your potential clients and speed networking is a great way to do this."
"Plus, you're getting face time with the people you talk with over the phone every day, building business relationships, putting a face with a name," Roach added.
It means hitting the industry trade shows and getting face time with Western Canadian corporate entities engaged in potash, uranium, hydro and oil sands development.
"There is an endless number of media and marketing tools available to business today and many are incredibly powerful, but there is still nothing more effective than getting face to face with existing and prospective clients and customers when it comes to relationship building," according to Rob Oliver of The Oliver Group LLC.
I don't mean to trivialize the difficulty of getting face time with faculty and other bigwigs.