Learn English – Is “new face” a way to say a new person


I'm french and in my language we use an expression whose naive english translation would be "new face", meaning a new person. Is it an actual thing I can say?

Best Answer

Yes, the expression is used in English:

New face: (countable noun)

Someone who is new in a particular public role can be referred to as a new face.

  • All together there are six new faces in the Cabinet. [+ in]

(Collins Dictionary )