the front part of the head from the chin to the forehead and hair
a look or expression on the face
the front, outer, or most important surface of sth
a state of being respected by others
… turn, stand in the direction
… be in a position in which one must deal with
meet or oppose firmly and not try to avoid
"he washed his face"
"I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"
"a sad expression"
"a look of triumph"
"an angry face"
"the face of the city is changing"
"he looked out at a roomful of faces"
"when he returned to work he met many new faces"
"he examined all sides of the crystal"
"dew dripped from the face of the leaf"
"he dealt the cards face down"
"she made a grimace at the prospect"
"he lost face"
"I couldn't believe her boldness"
"he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
"You must confront your problems"
"He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
"You must confront your opponent"
"Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring"
"The two enemies finally confronted each other"
"The house looks north"
"My backyard look onto the pond"
"The building faces the park"
"the facing page"
"the two sofas face each other"
"Turn and face your partner now"
"We confronted him with the evidence"
"He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions"
"An enormous dilemma faces us"
"face a playing card"
"face the lapels of the jacket"
"The building was faced with beautiful stones"
Norma could see the criminal's face clearly, both full-front and in profile.
出自： E. Baker
India faced an important governmental crisis early in 1966.
出自： Lyndon B. Johnson
向后——转!军官命令道。 face sb ⇔ about
The officer faced his men about.
军官命令士兵向后转。 face about
The middle of an election is no time to face about.
你昨天看见我为什么把脸掉过去不理我? face away from sb/sth
The school faces away from the river.
小心!有炸弹! face sb ⇔ down
The teacher faced down the angry student without saying anything.
双方队员各就各位,准备发球。 face sth ⇔ off
John faced off the ball.
He faced me out that he knew nothing about the matter.
They were determined to face up to the difficulties.
The explorers faced up to terrible hardships with constant cheerfulness.
We hope they will face up to the grave situation prevailing there.
He won't face up to the fact that he is too old for the job.
We are bankrupt and must face up to the fact.
They argued with him, but he could not face up to reality.
Most of them faced up to the hardships of pioneering without thought of personal gain or loss.
She could not face up to the prospect of living in reduced circumstances.
The greater our achievements, the more we should face up to our shortcomings.
误 She slapped him on the face.
正 She slapped him in the face.
误 A blank expression appeared in her face.
正 A blank expression appeared on her face.
误 John's careless work made him lose the face with his employer.
正 John's careless work made him lose face with his employer.
误 They gave him a choice of resigning to save the face.
正 They gave him a choice of resigning to save his face.
正 They gave him a choice of resigning to save appearance.
析 lose face的意思是“丢脸”, save one's face〔save appearance〕的意思是“保全面子”,均为固定用法。
误 He has a long face.
正 He has an oval face.
析 a long face的意思不是“长脸”,而是不高兴的脸,汉语中的“长脸”,可译为 oval face, longish face或slender face。
误 They are faced by new, common tasks in this struggle.
正 They are faced with new, common tasks in this struggle.
误 They were faced by an exceptionally difficult situation.
正 They were faced with an exceptionally difficult situation.
析 在be faced with表示“面临…”时介词用with,不能用by。
误 He faced to be isolated from society.
正 He faced being isolated from society.
误 The flat faces the east.
正 The flat faces to〔on〕 the east.
正 The flat faces east.