Definition of look (someone) in the face
- I wasn't afraid to look him (right) in the face and tell him just what I thought of him!
: to make sure or take care (that something is done)
: to ascertain by the use of one's eyes
: to exercise the power of vision upon : examine
: the act of looking
: the expression of the countenance
: some person : somebody
: the front part of the head that in humans extends from the forehead to the chin and includes the mouth, nose, cheeks, and eyes
: the face as a means of identification : countenance
: presence, sight
: to confront impudently
: to line near the edge especially with a different material
: to cover the front or surface of
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