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 Meanings and Examples of FACE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
face
 n.  the front of the head, where the eyes, nose, and mouth are
 n.  the front or surface of an object
 v.  deal with a difficult situation
 v.  turn towards something physically, be opposite something
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  "Your face is familiar," he said, politely.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
2  My own face had now assumed a deep tropical burn.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
3  His heart beat faster and faster as Daisy's white face came up to his own.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 6
4  Her face bent into the single wrinkle of the small white neck.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
5  In the sunlight his face was green.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
6  For a moment the set of his face could be described in just that fantastic way.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
7  She barely looked the idea in the face, and hastened to bar it in its dungeon.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
8  Hester Prynne looked into his face, but hesitated to speak.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVII. THE PASTOR AND HIS PARISHIONER
9  He sank down on the ground, and buried his face in his hands.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVII. THE PASTOR AND HIS PARISHIONER
10  I threw the letter on the table, and covered my face with my hands.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 7
11  She set on every dish; and I always saw in her face, a face rising out of the caldron.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
12  I felt my face fire up as I looked at Joe.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVII
13  I leaned down, and her calm face was like a statue's.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXIII
14  This business transacted, I turned my face, on my own account, to Little Britain.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XL
15  When I saw him turning, I set my face towards home, and made the best use of my legs.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter I
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  He fled to Switzerland rather than face trial for a tax swindle.
17  Truth hath a good face, but ill clothes.
18  She usually had a smile on her face, but now she looked solemn.
19  Tickets were selling at twice their face value.
20  His version of events flies in the face of all the evidence.
21  She splashed her face with cold water.
22  In the mirror we see the face; in wine, the heart.
23  This old coal face is to be reworked next week.
24  We must face tomorrow, whatever it may hold, with determination, joy, and bravery.
25  The face of light, shadow just behind us.
26  His face was fined down a lot since last year.
27  His face was besmeared with blood.
28  At the news the old lady was so afraid that her face was drained of blood.
29  His face was badly clawed by his little brother.
30  Anne Frank was the girl whose diary put a human face on the Holocaust.