Definition of face off in English:

face off

  • chiefly North American Take up an attitude of confrontation, especially at the start of a fight or game: close to a million soldiers face off in the desert
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    • Ellis now found himself at Tiger Stadium for the All-Star Game, facing off against Blue in an historic matchup of minority pitchers.
    • The two teams will face off in a second game on Saturday at 2 p.m.
    • Divided into two teams of four, they face off in a game of paintball warfare in the woods.
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