In front of

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Definition

(I'm right) in front of (the bakery): (I'm) next to, close to the front part of (the bakery)
idiom
Horatio is standing in front of the coffee machine, waiting for his coffee.

(let's not argue) in front of (the children): (let's not argue) in the presence of (the children), where (the children) can see and hear us

Examples

  • "(A handkerchief held in front of the mouth and nose would work out at just 40 cents per unit."
  • "Art dealer : Ok, I've got three Plazbo paintings in front of me."
  • "Or, should the Delavigne Corporation be remanded to this delightful, charming young thing in front of me."
  • "Can't wait to get you greased up and in front of the camera!"
  • "Nobody knows this, but every night I return home at seven o'clock to feed my seven cats and watch soap operas while eating bon bons in front of the telly."
  • "Hannah : We should be at home, singing Christmas songs in front of the fire and opening presents!"
  • "Why are you yelling in front of the cheeses?"
  • "In front of me I have a barbecue."
  • "The dark blue circle was in front of the squares, in the foreground."
  • "Now, please direct your attention to the screen in front of you."

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