Definition of “square up to sb/sth” - English Dictionary

“square up to sb/sth” in Business English

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square up to sb/sth

phrasal verb with square uk /skweər/ us verb

to begin to compete or argue with another person, group, or organization:

Three of the country's biggest supermarket groups are squaring up to banks in a battle over cash machine charges.

to deal with a difficult situation:

Our biggest challenge will be squaring up to increased global competition.

(Definition of “square up to sb/sth” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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