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square up to sb/sth

UK (US face up to sb/sth)
phrasal verb with square uk   /skweər/  us   /skwer/ verb
to deal with a problem or difficult person bravely and with determination: I thought she squared up to the situation admirably.
Translations of “square up to sb/sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 勇敢面對, 毅然應對…
in Chinese (Simplified) 勇敢面对, 毅然应对…
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