face off

face off
intransitive verb Date: 1948 to be in or come into opposition or competition <
politicians facing off against each other in a televised debate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • face-off — face ,off noun count 1. ) INFORMAL a disagreement or fight between two people or groups: CONFRONTATION: the face off between the president and congressional leaders 2. ) the method used for starting a game of ICE HOCKEY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • face-off — face′ off n. 1) spo Ice Hockey. the act of putting the puck into play by dropping it between two players on opposing teams, as at the start of a game or period 2) cvb a direct confrontation • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • face-off — [fās′ôf΄] n. 1. Hockey the act of starting or resuming play when the referee drops the puck between two opposing players 2. Informal a confrontation of persons or groups in opposition …   English World dictionary

  • Face/Off — Infobox Film name = Face/Off caption = Face/Off movie poster director = John Woo writer = Mike Werb Michael Colleary starring = John Travolta Nicolas Cage producer = David Permut Barrie M. Osborne Terence Chang music = John Powell Michael A.… …   Wikipedia

  • face off — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms face off : present tense I/you/we/they face off he/she/it faces off present participle facing off past tense faced off past participle faced off 1) informal if people or groups face off, they compete or… …   English dictionary

  • Face/Off — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Im Körper des Feindes Originaltitel: Face/Off Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1997 Länge: 133 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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