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face to faceIn person; directly; in the physical presence of somebody.
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calling cardA prepaid card or credit card, usually electronically readable, used to pay the charges when making a telephone call.
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calling cardA small printed card which identifies the bearer, traditionally presented for introduction when making a social visit to a home or when attending a formal social event or business meeting.
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calling cardAn attribute, object, or behavior which is distinctly characteristic of someone or something.
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calling cardExcrement, especially of a domestic animal.
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drawing cardsomething that grabs attention
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get out of jail free cardsomething that will relieve an undesired situation
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one card shy of a full deckMentally deranged; demented; insane.
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picture cardking, queen or jack
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play the gender cardTo assert that sexism is involved in a situation, especially in order to exploit sexist or antisexist attitudes.
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play the race cardDonald A. Carson, Love in Hard Places p.94.
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play the race cardMark Fuhrman, Murder in Brentwood p.153.
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play the race cardTo assert that race or racism is responsible for a course of events, especially when race is not of particular significance to the issue in question; to attempt to inspire a particular reaction by raising the issue of race.
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red cardreferee's item
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yellow cardbooking
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face offEither an actual or a figurative face to face confrontation, especially a bitter one.
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red face testA hypothetical test of a person's embarrassment, that is either passed or failed. Saying one passes the red face test means one would not blush and thus would not be embarrassed by disclosing something to others or doing something, and saying one fails the red face test means a situation would cause them discernible embarrassment.
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face up toTo confront a condition or situation, typically one that is unpleasant or uncomfortable.
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just another pretty faceSomeone who is attractive, but not too distinguished.
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arse about faceSomething that is placed or arranged the opposite way to the way it should be.
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at the coal faceTo be directly engaged in the operations of a business, rather than in a hands-off, managerial position.
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blow up in one's faceTo fail disastrously.
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close the faceTo turn the face of the bat inwards, in order to hit the ball to the leg side.
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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.
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eat your face offto eat huge quantities of delicious food for the pure joy of eating
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face downTo confront.
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face offThe starting point, in a match of ice hockey. Two players face each other, for snatching the puck.
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face that would stop a clockA shockingly attractive face.
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face that would stop a clockA shockingly unattractive face.
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face the musicTo accept or confront the unpleasant consequences of one's actions.
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face valueNo more or less than what is stated; a literal or direct meaning or interpretation.
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face valueThe amount or value listed on a bill, note, stamp, etc.; the stated value or amount.
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fall on one's faceTo fail, especially in a dramatic or particularly decisive manner.
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feed one's faceTo eat.
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fill one's faceTo eat, especially in a hearty or greedy manner.
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fly in the face ofTo act in a manner highly contrary to; to counteract or contradict.
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game faceThe expression of one who is prepared for or is facing a lot of difficult and/or undesirable work, especially when it is imminent.
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give faceTo honor; to pay respect.
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have egg on one's faceTo suffer embarrassment or humiliation; to damage one's reputation.
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in one's faceOnto or into someone's face.
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in one's faceIn front of someone's face; before someone's eyes.
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in the face ofDespite, against, contrary to.
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in the face ofOn the face of.
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in your faceAn exclamation of derision or contempt.
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lose faceTo lose the respect of others, to be humiliated or experience public disgrace.
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loss of faceloss of the respect of others, humiliation, public disgrace
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make a pug faceTo put on a sorry face, as a pug would look.
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make a pug-facePutting on a sorry face, as a pug would look.
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not just a pretty faceSomeone who is more intelligent, talented, or emotionally complex than might be assumed.
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not just a pretty faceSomething that is more useful, versatile, or intrinsically valuable than might be assumed.
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