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to (one's) face

To one directly, often quite literally by speaking face to face, as opposed to indirect methods. Hey, if you've got a problem with me, tell me to my face instead of complaining about me to everyone else at work.
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to (one's) face

In the view or hearing of: insulted me to my face.
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Thierry et al speculations are also incompatible with the fact that a more negative N170 to faces is due to increases of power rather than phase-resetting of waveforms for faces as opposed to objects (see Bentin, 2007).
Student engagement and the opportunity to model are decreased even during then times class does meet because we simply don't have the time to get to know each other in the same way and even fun and effective online interactions don't always translate into the face to face environment.
A former prisoner of war under the Nazi regime, Emmanuel Levinas also theorized about the ethical imperative to face history and one another, though he came to a different conclusion than did Newton about the efficacy of violent resistance.
He presents the tiny bird to Face, who clutches it to her breast.
Compared with averted gazes, direct eye contact yielded higher peaks of a specific electrical response that had previously been linked to face perception in both 6-month-olds and adults.
Similarly, in classes using the case study method, groups of students who met to discuss cases using computer groupware outperformed those who met face to face (Schulman & Simms, 1998).
Controversy also surrounds efforts, conducted mainly with adults, to track down brain areas devoted to face recognition.