- in the close presence of or facing each other: face-to-face customer service, standing face-to-face
- in direct confrontation: come face-to-face with the issues, fight the enemy face-to-face
an occasion of two people meeting or confronting each other in person
Being in the presence of another; facing: a face-to-face discussion.
adverbalso face to face
In person; directly: would rather talk face-to-face than negotiate over the telephone.
- A meeting, especially a meeting between two people conducted in person as opposed to a meeting conducted at a distance through technology.
- In one another's presence.
- While physically present.
- (idiomatic) in person; directly; in the physical presence of somebody.
- He sounds intimidating over the phone, but if you meet him face to face you will find he is a friendly enough fellow.
- It can be implemented face-to-face in the classroom or virtually.
- While most of these professionals represent a larger insurance company, you may have a better chance of negotiating a cheap price for your renters insurance if you can sit down with an agent face-to-face and talk about your coverage needs.
- When choosing photos for your portfolio, be sure to include photos that highlight features being sought by the company you are approaching, because your photos will most likely be looked at before you ever meet someone face-to-face.
- I am also not sure who I should contact (my account manager, my recruiter, etc.), because this company is in a different state, and I work as an independent contractor at home and have never met any of the employees face-to-face.
- Not only did the movie bring Spiderman face-to-face with two major villains, the plot also turned Peter Parker against himself as he struggled with the dark side inflicted upon him by the crash landing of an alien symbiote.