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confront sb with sth

phrasal verb with confront uk /kənˈfrʌnt/ 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)