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English definition of “confront sb with sth”

confront sb with sth

phrasal verb with confront     /kənˈfrʌnt/ verb [T]
C2 to tell someone what they do not want to hear , often because it is about something bad that they have done or because it needs an explanation : I know she's the one who made the error , but I don't want to confront her with it in case she breaks down.Announcing, informing and stating
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