confront sb with sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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confront sb with sth

phrasal verb with confront uk   us   /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 without having any hard ​evidence.
(Definition of confront sb with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “confront sb with sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 跟(某人)对质,跟(某人)当面对证…
in Chinese (Traditional) 跟(某人)對質,跟(某人)當面對證…
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