Vertaal

Vertalingen face EN>NL

1 the front part of the head, from forehead to chin: “a beautiful face.”
gezicht

2 a surface especially the front surface: “a rock face.”
wand

3 in mining, the end of a tunnel etc where work is being done: “a coal face.”
front

1 to be opposite to: “My house faces the park.”
uitzien op

2 to turn, stand etc in the direction of: “She faced him across the desk.”
kijken naar

3 to meet or accept boldly: “to face one's fate.”
onder ogen zien

-faced (Bijvoeglijk naamwoord)

having a face of a certain kind: “a baby-faced man.”
met een -gezicht

facial (Bijvoeglijk naamwoord)

of the face: “facial expressions.”
gezichts-

facing (Voorzetsel)

opposite: “The hotel is facing the church.”
tegenover

facecloth (Zelfstandig naamwoord)

(Americanwashcloth) a piece of cloth for washing the face or body.
washandje

'facelift (Zelfstandig naamwoord)

1 an operation to smooth and firm the face: “She has had a facelift.”
face-lift

2 a process intended to make a building etc look better: “This village will be given a facelift.”
opknapbeurt

'face-powder (Zelfstandig naamwoord)

a type of make-up in the form of a fine powder: “She put on face-powder to stop her nose shining.”
gezichtspoeder

'face-saving (Bijvoeglijk naamwoord)

of something which helps a person not to look stupid or not to appear to be giving in: “He agreed to everything we asked and as a face-saving exercise we offered to consult him occasionally.”
om zijn gezicht te redden

face value

the value stated on the face of a coin etc: “Some old coins are now worth a great deal more than their face value.”
nominale waarde

at face value

as being as valuable etc as it appears: “You must take this offer at face value.”
zoals het zich voordoet

face the music

to accept punishment or responsibility for something one has done: “The child had to face the music after being rude to the teacher.”
de gevolgen onder ogen zien

face to face

in person; in the actual presence of one another: “I'd like to meet him face to face some day †“ I've heard so much about him.”
in levenden lijve

face up to

to meet or accept boldly: “She faced up to her difficult situation.”
onder ogen zien

in the face of

having to deal with and in spite of: “She succeeded in the face of great difficulties.”
ondanks

lose face

to suffer a loss of respect or reputation: “You will really lose face if you are defeated.”
zijn gezicht verliezen

make/pull a face

to twist one's face into a strange expression: “She pulled faces at the baby to make it laugh.”
een gezicht trekken

on the face of it

as it appears at first glance, usually deceptively: “On the face of it, the problem was easy.”
op het eerste gezicht

put a good face on it

to give the appearance of being satisfied etc with something when one is not: “Now it's done we'll have to put a good face on it.”
zich goed houden

save one's face

to avoid appearing stupid or wrong: “I refuse to accept the reponsibility for that error just to save your face †“ it's your fault.”
zijn gezicht redden
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Overige bronnen
to face staan tegenover (ww.) ; vlakken (ww.)
the facehet gezicht ; het gelaat ; het aangezicht ; de gevel (m) ; de voorzijde ; de voorgevel (m) ; de pui ; het front ; de voorkant (m) ; de bek (m) ; de muil (m) ; de smoel (m) ; de waffel (m) ; het smoelwerk ; de snuit (m) ; de snoet (m) ; het bakkes ; de tronie (v) ; porum (znw.) ; ponum (znw.) ; de tater (m) ; het trotseren ; het hoofd bieden ; het confronteren ; het onder ogen zien ; de facie (v)
face vlak ; het hoofd bieden ; toet ; afschaven ; bovenvlak ; kant ; pasvlak ; zijde ; gezichtsuitdrukking

Bronnen: MWB Vlietstra interglot Wakefield genealogy pages Autowoordenboek Trueterm
Synoniemen
EN: facade
EN: frontage
EN: obverse
EN: Zelfst. Naamw.
EN: external body part
EN: human face

Uitdrukkingen en gezegdes
EN: he had the face to NL: hij had de onbeschaamdheid om
EN: wear two faces NL: met twee monden spreken
EN: make faces NL: gezichten trekken
EN: pull a long face NL: 'n zuur gezicht trekken
EN: save one's face NL: zijn figuur redden
EN: set one's face against NL: z. verzetten tegen
EN: faceup NL: met beeldzijde zichtbaar (kaartspel)
EN: face down NL: blind (kaartspel)
EN: in face of NL: tegenover
EN: in (the) face of NL: ondanks
EN: he flies in the face of his superiors NL: hij trotseert zijn meerderen
EN: I threw it in her face NL: ik gooide het haar voor de voeten
EN: in the face of day NL: op klaarlichte dag
EN: it was on the face of it NL: 't lag er dik bovenop
EN: I told him to his face NL: ik zei 'm ronduit
EN: he praised her to her face NL: hij prees haar in haar bijzijn
EN: I was face to face with him NL: ik stond tegenover hem
EN: face about NL: (doen) omdraaien