FACE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of FACE
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
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
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  In the face of the new evidence he had to climb down and admit he had been wrong.
2  With a bright red face I was forced to admit that I had no real idea.
3  They face charges of committing crimes against humanity.
4  He kept his eyes on the road ahead, his face taut with concentration.
5  In almost every face and every person, they may discover fine feathers and defects, good and bad qualities.
6  Almost three in four clinics say they face closure by the end of the year.
7  He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
8  In water you may see your own face; in wine, the heart of another.
9  Her hair whipped around her face in the wind.
10  Friends will see you are putting on a brave face and might assume you've got over your grief.
11  A beautiful form is better than a beautiful face; a beautiful behavior than a beautiful form.
12  Everything ought to be beautiful in a human being: face, dress, soul and idea.
13  Everything ought to be beautiful in a human being: face, and dress, and soul, and ideas.
14  As he ran toward me, his face broke into a wide grin.
15  He is fighting extradition to Hong Kong to face trial on fraud charges.
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 Wollstonecraft (Godwin) 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