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English definition of “be staring at sth”

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be staring at sth

If you are staring at a bad situation or problem, you know you must experience it or deal with it very soon: By late in the first half United were staring at a seven-goal deficit and almost certain defeat.
Translations of “be staring at sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 面對,正視(糟糕的局面或問題)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 面对,正视(糟糕的局面或问题)…
(Definition of be staring at sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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