A cut diamond has many faces.经切割的钻石有很多晶面。
They disappeared from the face of the earth.他们从地面上消失了。
The clowns pulled funny faces.小丑扮出了可笑的鬼脸。
The sun was shining in our faces.太阳光直射在我们脸上。
Her face lit up when she saw he was coming.当她看到他走过来的时候，她的脸亮了起来。
She had a face like thunder.她满面怒容。
Her exam results were disappointing but she tried to put a brave face on it.她的考试成绩令人失望，但却装出若无其事的样子。
He faced the difficulty with courage.他勇敢地面对困难。
He must face up to the fact that he is no longer young.他应该勇于正视自己不再年轻这一事实。
The window faces the street.那扇窗子面临街道。
I turned my chair round to face the fire.我把椅子转过来面向火炉。
The building faces north.这栋建筑物朝北。
He altered his face suddenly.
Their faces were pinched with grief.
The children’s faces were brightened up when they saw their parents appear at the gate of the kindergarten.
The blood drained from her face as she learned what had happened.
Her pale face betrayed her fear.
She could not help her tears of gratitude rolling down her face.
His red hair hung down upon his white face.
The wind blew on his face.
His face beamed with delight when he heard that the first prize was to give to him.
The children stared at the lion, all the colour draining from their faces.
When she came to, friendly faces were bending over her.
His scheme blew up in his face after all, despite his optimism.
The face of the town will be completely changed before long.
I cannot call his face back.
The face of the building is covered with climbing plants.
He knew he was wrong, but would not admit it, for fear of losing face.
The difficulty is how to admit the mistake without losing face.
All the houses there face south.
He turned and faced us.
She sat on Mother’s right, facing Mary.
He feels nervous when he faces so many people.
He sat facing the door.
The building faces the street.
My house faces the sea.
It faces the Atlantic on the east and the Pacific on the west.
After such conduct she dare not face me.
I’m ashamed to face people now,I’ve had such bad results.
She did not want to face those people again .
The next day, not wishing to face their teacher, they shut themselves up in their room.
Our school faced unprecedented difficulties.
We still face arduous struggles.
The army often faced a serious shortage of food.
We must face hard work and difficulties.
We must face these difficulties squarely and overcome them.
Face danger!Don’t be afraid!
What gave him the courage to face such dangers?
We must face the facts.
He was prepared to face the consequences.
We share common experiences and face common tasks.
He was ready to face both death and torture.
The soldiers faced death bravely.
The big problem that faced them was the lack of manpower.
They are facing a grave economic crisis.
We can never rest content. New and greater tasks face us.
By getting down to all these jobs, we can certainly overcome the difficulties facing us.
The boy was caught cheating in the examination and had to face the music.
If we are going to be punished,I don’t want to face the music alone.
Recognizing that the whole thing was his fault, he decided to face the music.
You may manage to get away with these dishonest practices for a while, but sooner or later you will be discovered, and then you will have to face the music.
Arriving at the top of the hill, we were faced by a most impressive scene.
S+～+ v -ing
I could not face going there alone.
其他v -ing as Attrib.
It has a large window facing east.
Thus they have correctly solved the urgent problems facing them.
用作名词(n.)face(-)to(-)face面对面 confronting sb
fly in the face of悍然不顾; 公然违抗 foolishly take a course which seems to be defying discretion, providence, etc.
hide one’s face恨不得找个地缝钻进去 cover one’s face because of shame or embarrassment
in the face面对 confronting
in (the) face of面对 confronting
laugh in sb’s face〈非正〉对某人公开表示轻蔑或不服从,当面嘲笑某人 show clear disrespect or disobedience towards sb
laugh on the other side of one’s face转喜为忧 change from joy or triumph to sorrow or regret
look in the face正视(某人) be able to face sb without shame or fear
look sb in the face
If he knows I told him a lie, how can I look him in the face again?
make a face〔faces〕〈非正〉做鬼脸,做苦相 make an expression with the face to show dislike, disgust, or pain in order to amuse, anger, or frighten
on the face of表面上看来 appearance on sth
pull a face〈非正〉做鬼脸 make faces
pull〔wear〕 a long face拉长脸(显出不喜欢或不高兴的样子) show signs of dislike or distaste
put a good face on装出不在意的样子 pretend to be completely normal
save one’s face保全面子 avoid losing one’s dignity or suffering loss of credit or reputation
show one’s face〈非正〉露脸,出现 appear face
spit in the face of蔑视某人 show a complete lack of respect for sb
spoil one’s face毁损某人的容貌 ruin one’s face
stare in the face〈非正〉显而易见 be very easy to understand
to one’s face当面,公开 publicly
用作动词(v.)face about (v.+adv.)突然改变主意 change one’s opinion completely, often suddenly
About face! shouted the officer.
face sb ⇔ about
The officer faced his men about.
The middle of an election is no time to face about.
face away (v.+adv.)把脸转到一边 take or have a position looking in the other direction from sth/sb
Why did you face away when you saw me yesterday?
face away from sb/sth
The school faces away from the river.
face down (v.+adv.)(用目光)压倒; 勇敢地挫败(某人) defeat an opponent with boldness
Everybody face down, there are bombs coming over!
face sb ⇔ down
The teacher faced down the angry student without saying anything.
face off (v.+adv.)发球 start a game or part of a game
The two teams are in position, ready to face off.
face sth ⇔ off
John faced off the ball.
face onto (v.+prep.)面对 have the front lying opposition to a place
face onto sth
Our new house faces onto the park.
face out (v.+adv.)勇敢地应对 oppose or deal with bravely
face sb/sth ⇔ out
Everyone admired the way she faced out the opposition in the debate.
He faced me out that he knew nothing about the matter.
face round (v.+adv.)转动(头) turn round especially with the head
Face round, please, so that I can cut your hair at the back.
face to (v.+prep.)面对 stand in the direction
face to sth
The house faces to the east.
face toward (v.+prep.)朝向 stand in the direction
face toward sth
On a railway journey Mrs. Johnson liked to sit facing toward the engine.
face up to (v.+adv.+prep.)勇敢地接受〔面对〕,正视(而不畏缩) show courage in accepting, hearing, or dealing with sth difficult or painful
face up to sth
The boy knew he should tell his neighbour that he broke the window, but he couldn’t face up to it.
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.
face with (v.+prep.)用…覆盖,抹上 cover a surface with sth, especially another material
accept the face of偏袒,偏爱
bury one’s face in one’s hands用两手捂住脸
cover one’s face掩面,捂脸
have the face有脸,有面子
hide one’s face把脸藏起来,低头不理睬
keep a straight face板着面孔,不露笑脸
look sb in the face直视某人的脸
make a face at sb对某人做鬼脸
meet face to face面对面,碰面
press face against把脸贴在…上
pull a long face脸色难看,愁眉苦脸,拉长脸
put a good face on sth装饰某物,对某事持乐观态度
put on a new face面目一新,改观
recognize sb’s face认出某人的面孔
remember sb’s face记得某人的面容
save one’s face保全脸面,挽回面子
see face to碰面
set one’s face against sth坚决反对某事,抵制某事
show one’s face露面
take on a new face面貌一新
turn one’s face away把脸转过去
wash one’s face洗脸
wear a long face脸色难看,愁眉苦脸,拉长脸
before sb’s face当着某人的面
in one’s face在前面(面前),不顾,面临
in the face of the world公然
on the face of it表面看来
on the face of the earth在地球上
over the face满面
to sb’s face当着某人的面
with a burning face涨红脸地
with a serious face神情严肃地
face of affairs局面
face a grave economic crisis面临严重的经济危机
face a most impressive scene面对一片令人惊叹的景色
face a serious shortage of food面临粮食缺得很厉害的情况
face arduous struggles面对艰苦的斗争
face both death and torture面对死亡和酷刑
face the Atlantic on the east东临大西洋
face the consequences承担后果
face the door面对门
face the music承担后果
face the Pacific on the west西临太平洋
face the possibility of an early death面临可能早逝的可能性
face the responsibility正视责任
face the river面对河
face the sea面向大海
face the street面对大街
face the task面临任务
face the top of the hill面对山顶
face the urgent problems面临紧迫问题
face these difficulties squarely正视困难
face unprecedented difficulties碰到了前所未有的困难
face on to俯视
face up to勇敢地对付