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FACE (2)

20 / 09 / 2005

FACE (2): meaning and examples

Good morning. Yesterday we looked at one meaning of the verb to face. It means to be or to turn toward a particular direction. Today we will look at another meaning of this verb. Today's word is: To face (verb) Meaning 2: to deal with an unpleasant or difficult situation. We often use this verb with the negative auxiliary verb can't. Example 1 Farmers are facing the possibility of water shortages due to the drought (sequía). Example 2 I can't face going outside today. It's too hot and humid. Example 3 I was so embarrassed after the office party that I couldn't face any of my colleagues the next day. I'm never going to drink again! Tomorrow we will look at another 'body part' expression. If you have any questions about this word, please don't hesitate to contact us. Have a pleasant day!


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