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confront sb with sth

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with confront   /kənˈfrʌnt/ us  
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.
Translations of “confront sb with sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 跟(某人)對質,跟(某人)當面對證…
in Chinese (Simplified) 跟(某人)对质,跟(某人)当面对证…
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