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Here is a question for you: if I say "in front of" it refers to persons that look each other or not? Should I say "opposite"?

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    In front of and opposite give relative position but not orientation. Could you give us an example of a sentence you'd like to use this in? Include that in your question, please, using the 'edit' link below the tag. – StoneyB Feb 15 '17 at 14:13
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    I can't think of a word that would include looking at each other. We have phrases, though, such as "facing each other". // Note that "in front of" and "facing each other" sort of contradict. Since they are facing different ways, what is considered front? There would need to be a broader setting stated, such as "We were standing in line with my girlfriend in front of me. She turned around, facing me." – RichF Feb 15 '17 at 14:30
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The prepositional expression in front of means ‘close to the front of something or someone’. It is the opposite of behind:

A really tall man was sitting in front of me and I couldn’t see the screen properly. or I was sitting behind a really tall man and I couldn’t see the screen properly.

Cambridge Dictionary

You can read the difference between "opposite" and "in front of"

Cambridge Dictionary

You could have found it by searching in any dictionary

The elephant is in front of the chair.

Cambridge Dictionary

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