Definition of 'at face value'
Example sentences containing 'at face value'
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We accepted very little at face value.Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2013)
There are some things we accept at face value, despite the fact that they really make no sense at all.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
To a surprising extent the media have accepted that at face value and this is a key reason why his first two months have gone so well.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Britain was only too anxious to accept at face value that the African politicians had indeed formed the consensus necessary to make independence viable.The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)
In a country whose history is so littered with real conspiracies, it is second nature to accept anything at face value with extreme reluctance.BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002)
Either way, given the hardships she clearly faced as a child, it might be kinder to accept her story at face value.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Being heavily involved in running my own business at the time, I accepted the situation at face value.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Definition of at face value from the Collins English Dictionary