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face down

This page is about the collocation face down

collocation pattern: noun + adverb

Meaning

with the front or face towards the ground

For example

  • He lay face down on the bed.

  • Place the deck of cards face down on the table.

Note:
A related collocation with the opposite meaning is "face up"

Quick Quiz

If you're lying face down, you're lying

a. on your stomach

b. on your back

c. on your side

Contributor: Matt Errey