Idiom: at face value
Example 1- Sales representatives will do anything to sell you their product. So, don’t take their word at face value.
Example 2- Charlie is very smart; if he gives you legal advice, you should take it at face value.
Meaning: "at face value" means the superficial appearance or implication of something. @LSILA @LSINE @LSIOC @LSISB