Idiom: On the face of it

Idiom Definitions for 'On the face of it'

<p>This idiom is used when describing the way a situation appears, while allowing for the possibility that things may be different:</p> <p><em>On the face of it, the company looks very profitable</em>.&nbsp; (The company appears to be very profitable, but this may not be the case.)</p>

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