on the face of it
Prepositional phrase
  1. (idiomatic) Seemingly; to all appearances; as far as can be seen or determined.
    On the face of it, his case seemed hopeless. But appearances can be deceptive.
Synonyms Translations


This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.003
Offline English dictionary