face fly
noun Date: 1961 a European dipteran fly (Musca autumnalis) that is similar to the housefly, is widely established in North America, and causes distress to livestock by clustering about the face

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  • face — See: BLUE IN THE FACE, CUT OFF ONE S NOSE TO SPITE ONE S FACE, FLY IN THE FACE OF, HATCHET FACE, HIDE ONE S FACE, IN ONE S FACE, IN THE FACE OF, LONG FACE, LOOK IN THE EYE or LOOK IN THE FACE, MAKE A FACE, ON THE FACE OF IT, SAVE FACE, SET ONE S… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • face — see: blue in the face, cut off one s nose to spite one s face, fly in the face of, hatchet face, hide one s face, in one s face, in the face of, long face, look in the eye or look in the face, make a face, on the face of it, save face, set one s… …   Словарь американских идиом

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