Face-to-face in a sentence as an adjective

I've worked briefly at Apple, but had only one face-to-face encounter with Steve.

In the email, he followed all of the rules in this email, including trying to get face-to-face chat by offering to get coffee.

What happened to the original, informal face-to-face chat?You totally blew it, dude.

Face-to-face in a sentence as an adverb

Important issues cannot be decided face-to-face over lunch and not documented somewhere.

I tend to play on isotropic even when playing face-to-face games because it's 2x faster normally, and there are some pathological cases where it's over an order of magnitude faster.

Within a short time, the executive management of our client used that write-up to meet face-to-face with their counterpart executives on the other side and the case quickly settled for a very modest money payment.

Face-to-face definitions


in each other's presence; "a face-to-face encounter"


within each other's presence; "she met the president face-to-face"


directly facing each other; "the two photographs lay face-to-face on the table"; "lived all their lives in houses face-to-face across the street"; "they sat opposite at the table"

See also: opposite