be staring at sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “be staring at sth” in the English Dictionary

"be staring at sth" in British English

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be staring at sth

If you are ​staring at a ​badsituation or ​problem, you ​know you must ​experience it or ​deal with it very ​soon: By late in the first ​half the ​team was ​staring at ​almostcertaindefeat.
(Definition of be staring at sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be staring at sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 面对,正视(糟糕的局面或问题)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 面對,正視(糟糕的局面或問題)…
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“be staring at sth” in British English

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