familiar face

This page is about the collocation familiar face

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

someone you know personally

For example

  • I was glad to see a familiar face when I got to the party.

  • Sandra gets a bit nervous when she looks for familiar faces in a crowd, but can't find any.

Quick Quiz

If you're looking for familiar faces, you're looking for

a. famous people

b. people you know

c. people in your family

Contributor: Matt Errey