[ verb ] deal with (something unpleasant) head on


face confront


"You must confront your problems" "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"

Used in print

(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)

It may seem to some of them that success can be purchased much less dearly by fishing in the murky waters of international politics than by facing_up to the intractable tasks at_home .