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  • n. Plural form of face-off.


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  • But a little of Terry goes a long way, and it isn't helped by a fundamentally inert first hour, during which despite a series of flare-ups, face-offs and punch-outs, very little actually happens.

    Terry – review

  • The narrative isn't really dramatic, despite several send-up face-offs.

    Lizard Tale 'Rango': Clever, Coldblooded

  • Notable face-offs featured heroes like Captain Marvel, Spiderman, the Silver Surfer, and the Avengers.

    Hero/Villain of the Week! « Giant Killer Squid - Film, Comics, News, Reviews and more

  • Sometimes these showoffs turn into face-offs as is now the case with the New York offices of CBRE Group Inc. and Jones Lang LaSalle.

    Two Firms Show Off Their Own Spaces

  • Slow Food chef Kurt Michael Friese named it, The Most Important Race You Never Heard Of. And Change. org wrote, "There are a lot of important face-offs going on throughout the country, but none may be more important to farmers and food activists than the race in Iowa for Secretary of Agriculture."

    Jeffrey Smith: The Biggest Election Showdown is WHERE?

  • The free speech face-offs between Internet companies and Indian authorities come as Google is trying to cope with a far more direct and severe censorship regime in another key Asian market, China.

    Google, Facebook Fight Indian Censorship Demands

  • People have tried to use TCIF on me, resulting in silently menacing TCIF face-offs on busy roads "You first", "No, you first".

    If only John Galliano's hate rant was a one-off | Barbara Ellen

  • Yet while there may be grounds in the south-east where the chanting of the faithful is drowned out by people discussing the catchment areas of local secondary schools, and rival firms have prearranged face-offs in the side streets to see who has the most over-qualified eastern European au pair girl, such things have yet to permeate the banlieu of the Metropolitan Empire I frequent.

    Chewing on some long-forgotten gems from the terraces | Harry Pearson

  • Together with my black friends, we formed a crew, and the dance lunches turned into face-offs between us and the Z-Crew.

    Fallin’ Up

  • While the national media has focused on state budget face-offs between government unions and governors such as Wisconsin's Scott Walker, municipal officials like Mr. DeStefano are engaged in their own budget warfare.

    The Local Government Pension Squeeze


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