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about turnAn about face; a military command to a formation of soldiers to reverse the direction in which they are facing.Rate it:

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according to hoyleIn strict accordance with the rules, especially of card games; in the proper or expected manner.Rate it:

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ace of spadesThe playing card belonging to the spades suit and featuring one pip.Rate it:

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arse about faceSomething that is placed or arranged the opposite way to the way it should be.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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back officeThe IT and infrastructure support services for a company, separate from the public face of the business.Rate it:

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back-cloth starAn actor who stands upstage, forcing the other actors to face him and turn their backs to the audience, in order to gain more attention to himself.Rate it:

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bacon-facedHaving a fat, sleek face.Rate it:

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be on the horns of a dilemmaTo face a choice between two equally undesirable alternatives.Rate it:

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beat a retreatTo leave hastily in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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below parHaving a price below its face value.Rate it:

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better to light a single candle than to curse the darknessIn the face of bad times or hopelessness, it is more worthwhile to do some good, however small, in response than to complain about the situation.Rate it:

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blow up in one's faceTo fail disastrously.Rate it:

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brazen outTo face up to or confront without shameRate it:

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bulgerA driver or a brassy with a convex face.Rate it:

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calling cardA prepaid card or credit card, usually electronically readable, used to pay the charges when making a telephone call.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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calling cardAn attribute, object, or behavior which is distinctly characteristic of someone or something.Rate it:

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calling cardExcrement, especially of a domestic animal.Rate it:

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center fieldThe part of a baseball field which is beyond the infield and straight ahead left if you stand on home plate and face the pitcher.Rate it:

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close ranksto regroup forces, especially when this involves overlooking differences in order to face a challenge or adverse situation. Often implies making a show of unity, especially to the public.Rate it:

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close the faceTo turn the face of the bat inwards, in order to hit the ball to the leg side.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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dig in one's heelsTo act in a determined manner by firmly maintaining one's beliefs, demands, situation, etc. in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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drawing cardsomething that grabs attentionRate it:

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early bathBeing shown a red card in soccer.Rate it:

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eat shitTo fall and land on one's face.Rate it:

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eat your face offto eat huge quantities of delicious food for the pure joy of eatingRate it:

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face downTo confront.Rate it:

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face offEither an actual or a figurative face to face confrontation, especially a bitter one.Rate it:

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face offThe starting point, in a match of ice hockey. Two players face each other, for snatching the puck.Rate it:

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face that would stop a clockA shockingly attractive face.Rate it:

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face that would stop a clockA shockingly unattractive face.Rate it:

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face the musicTo accept or confront the unpleasant consequences of one's actions.Rate it:

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face to faceIn person; directly; in the physical presence of somebody.Rate it:

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face up toTo confront a condition or situation, typically one that is unpleasant or uncomfortable.Rate it:

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face valueNo more or less than what is stated; a literal or direct meaning or interpretation.Rate it:

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face valueThe amount or value listed on a bill, note, stamp, etc.; the stated value or amount.Rate it:

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faceplantThe act of landing face first, often associated with bailing during extreme sports.Rate it:

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fall on one's faceTo fail, especially in a dramatic or particularly decisive manner.Rate it:

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feed one's faceTo eat.Rate it:

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fill one's faceTo eat, especially in a hearty or greedy manner.Rate it:

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fly in the face ofTo act in a manner highly contrary to; to counteract or contradict.Rate it:

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follow suitTo play a card of the same suit as the previous or leading card.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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get out of jail free cardsomething that will relieve an undesired situationRate it:

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gin rummycard gameRate it:

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give faceTo honor; to pay respect.Rate it:

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Hallmark momentA memorable moment or event, one which would make a poignant greeting card.Rate it:

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have egg on one's faceTo suffer embarrassment or humiliation; to damage one's reputation.Rate it:

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