familiar face


: a person that one knows
It's good to see a familiar face.

Examples of familiar face in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Alaska sports fans will see a familiar face leading the Utes against the Division II Seawolves. Josh Reed, Anchorage Daily News, 6 Sep. 2023 As the longest-running game show host of the longest-running game show in U.S. history, the TV star was a pop culture fixture and familiar face to generations of viewers. Jp Mangalindan, Peoplemag, 29 Aug. 2023 Camera events include package detection, familiar face detection, motion, and pet detection. Nathan Edwards, The Verge, 28 Aug. 2023 Taylor Knuth Another familiar face to Ogden voters is Taylor Knuth. Jacob Scholl, The Salt Lake Tribune, 18 Aug. 2023 Two, really: Mardenborough's fictional love interest is played by Maeve Courtier-Lilley, and his scrappy fellow GT Academy participant will be a familiar face to Corvette racing fans, Emelia Hartford. Elana Scherr, Car and Driver, 11 Aug. 2023 The Milwaukee Bucks turned to a familiar face to replace Zora Stephenson on their Bally Sports Wisconsin broadcasts, hiring Melanie Ricks to report courtside during games. Jim Owczarski, Journal Sentinel, 2 Aug. 2023 Netanyahu chose a familiar face for the position of Minister of Interior: Aryeh Deri, a veteran ultra-Orthodox politician who was convicted of bribery, fraud and breach of trust and sentenced to a three-year prison term. Time, 14 Aug. 2023 There will be a very familiar face in Morgan Wade's forthcoming music video. Ilana Kaplan, Peoplemag, 4 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Familiar face.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/familiar%20face. Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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