English Nederlands
face /feɪs/
  • deal with, confront
de confrontatie aangaan met
mee afrekenen
onder ogen zien
tegemoet gaan
face /feɪs/
  • have its front closest to
naar ... (gericht) staan
face /feɪs/
  • position oneself towards
zich richten (op)
zich richten naar
clock face
  • the surface of a clock that contains the dial and hands
poker face
  • any similar expression preventing giving away one's motives etc.
  • impassive facial expression preventing determining whether one's actions in the game are the result of a quality hand or of bluffing
slap in the face
  • slap in the face or on the cheek
baby face /ˈbeɪbi ˌfeɪs/, /ˈbeɪbɪ feɪs/
  • face resembling that of a baby
volte-face /vɒltˈfæs/
  • a reversal of policy, attitude or principle
draai /draːi̯/
  • aggressively or blatantly confrontational
loss of face
  • loss of respect of others
facing /ˈfeɪsɪŋ/ beleg /bəˈlɛx/
face up to tarten
on the face of it
  • as far as can be seen or determined
a priori
rock face rotswand
face mask mondkap /ˈmɔnt.kɑp/
two-faced /ˈtuːˈfeɪst/ geniepig /ɣəˈnipəx/, /χəˈnipəχ/, /ɣəˈnipɪx/
facing /ˈfeɪsɪŋ/
  • The most external portion of exterior siding
bekleding /bəˈkledɪŋ/
face to face
  • in person
oog in oog
face value
  • the stated value or amount
nominale waarde
about-face /əˈbaʊtˌfeɪs/
  • reversal of direction or attitude
about-face /əˈbaʊtˌfeɪs/
  • military: abrupt turn to face the opposite direction
about-face /əˈbaʊtˌfeɪs/
  • to change opinion or attitude
een totale ommekeer uitvoeren
het roer omgooien
zijn standpunt totaal wijzigen
about-face /əˈbaʊtˌfeɪs/
  • to turn 180 degrees
rechtsomkeert maken
lose face
  • lose respect of others
gezicht verliezen
face cloth
  • small cloth
cut off one's nose to spite one's face
  • harm oneself as a result of trying to harm an adversary
wie zijn neus schendt schendt zijn aangezicht
egg on one's face
  • suffer embarrassment or humiliation
een figuur slaan
black-faced bunting
  • Emberiza spodocephala
face the music
  • to accept or confront the unpleasant consequences of one's actions
met de brokken zitten
save face
  • preserve reputation
zijn gezicht te redden
take at face value voetstoots aannemen
lose one's face afgaan
blow in the face kaakslag
face screen gezichtsscherm
face shield gezichtsscherm
facing brick gevelsteen
hangdog face boeventronie
face of a cut snijkant
face centered vlakgecentreerd
steel-face verstalen
face presentation aangezichtsligging
blow up in one's face
  • fail disastrously
scheef kunnen lopen
po-faced /ˈpəʊ.feɪst/
  • wearing a particularly stern and disapproving expression
chagrijnig /ʃɑˈɣrɛɪnəɣ/
brazen-faced /ˈbɹeɪ.zənˌfeɪst/
  • Impudent
  • in another's presence
Nederlands English
volte-face volte-face /vɒltˈfæs/
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