lose face

idiom

Definition of lose face

: to lose other people's respect She was afraid that she would lose face if she admitted her mistake.

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lose faith in

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“Lose face.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lose%20face. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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