Definitions for face off
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word face off
confrontation, encounter, showdown, face-off(noun)
a hostile disagreement face-to-face
(ice hockey) the method of starting play; a referee drops the puck between two opposing players
face off, bully off(verb)
start a game by a face-off
(sports) The starting point, in a match of ice hockey. Two players face each other, for snatching the puck.
Either an actual or a figurative face to face confrontation, especially a bitter one.
To confront someone
Face/Off is a 1997 American science fiction action thriller film directed by John Woo and starring John Travolta and Nicolas Cage. Travolta plays an FBI agent and Cage plays a terrorist, sworn enemies who assume the physical appearances of each other. It was the first Hollywood film in which Woo was given major creative control. The film went on to gross $245 million worldwide. The film was also nominated for an Academy Award in the category Sound Effects Editing at the 70th Academy Awards.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I'm concerned that it's more of a value trapped in a value opportunity, you're seeing rip-your-face-off rallies followed by rip-your-face-off sell-offs.
Fortunately, there are signs this government has woken up to the crisis, but it will take time to rebuild. We should hope that we don't get into a face-off with the Chinese, that our diplomacy and alliances will keep things in check.
I tried to get to some of my colleagues that I knew were in the room, we were at that point of having to crawl on the floor and because it was now full of smoke, very hot air. You took your face off the floor and you couldn't breathe.
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