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    she found her face in danger

    Is the following sentence correct?

    having made that egregious gaffe, she found her face in danger/at stake/at risk.

    Thank you very much in advance.

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    Re: she found her face in danger

    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Mckane View Post
    Is the following sentence correct?

    Having made that egregious gaffe, she found her face in danger/at stake/at risk.

    Thank you very much in advance.
    'Face' can mean reputation/standing, but it is not used in this way.

    You could say 'Having made that egregious gaffe, she lost face with her colleagues.'

    Rover

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