What does 'In the face of' mean?
If people act in the face of something, they do it despite it or when threatened by it.
- Category: Body and bodily functions
Idioms similar to 'In the face of'
- Face value
- On the face of it
- In your face
- Fly in the face of
- About face
- Keep a straight face
- Long face
- Straight face
- Lose face
- Put on a brave face
- Smack in the face
- Written all over your face
- Save face
- Plain as the nose on your face
- Face only a mother could love
- Cut off your nose to spite your face
- Wipe the smile of someone's face
- Can't see your hand in front of your face
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