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face up to sth

phrasal verb with face uk   us   /feɪs/ verb
B2 to accept that a difficult situation exists: She's going to have to face up to the fact that he's not going to marry her.
Translations of “face up to sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 接受,正視(困境)…
in Russian смотреть правде в глаза…
in Turkish kabullenmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 接受,正视(困境)…
in Polish pogodzić się z czymś…
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