||(See the F-word)
||accept the truth, deal with reality, come to grips
||If we face facts, we can see that one salary is not enough.
|face the music
||face the results of our actions, be responsible
||If you damage the car, you must face the music - pay for repairs.
||admit that you did it, own up
||If Karl caused the problem, he'll face up. He'll admit it.
||gay or homosexual man
||Sean is a fag; he admits it.
|faint of heart
||timid, not courageous, chicken, lily-livered
||Sky diving is not for people who are faint of heart.
||legal to hunt or shoot or criticize, open season
||An elected politician is fair game for criticism.
||favorite boy, favorite man
||He's the fair-haired boy in this office. They think he's perfect.
||(See a fair shake)
|fair to middling
||moderately good, about average, so-so
||"How's the barley crop this year?" "Oh, fair to middling. Could
use a good rain."