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In addition to the idioms beginning with face, also see at face value; blue in the face; brave face; do an about-face; egg on one's face; feed one's face; fly in the face of; hide one's face; in someone's face; in the face of; in your face; keep a straight face; laugh out of the other side of one's mouth (face); long face; look someone in the face; lose face; make a face; on the face of it; plain as day (the nose on your face); poker face; put one's face on; red in the face; save face; set one's face against; show one's face; slap in the face; stare in the face; stuff one's face; talk one's arm off (until blue in the face); throw in someone's face; to someone's face.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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