face up to

face up to  {v. phr.}
1. Храбро противостоять кому-либо или чему-либо; признавать.
Jack doesn't want to face up to the fact that Helen doesn't love him anymore.
Jane cannot face up to her mother-in-law who always wins every argument they have.
2. Признавать что-либо перед кем-либо; признавать содеянное.
Jim had to face up to having stolen a sweater from the department store.
Прот.: FACE DOWN.
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