Definition of 'confront'
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She would get angry and resentful and aggressive if you tried to confront her about her problems. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And yet the scale of the task confronting me was causing me sleepless nights. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Why is so apparently little shame not confronted and dealt with? Times, Sunday Times (2007)When confronted with something new and challenging they sank into denial. Ambassadors: From Ancient Greece to the Nation State (2006)My instinct is to confront them about their prejudice. The Sun (2013)Britain is about to confront the implications of global trade head on. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But then it helps you to understand all this darkness and negativity and you begin to confront and deal with it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The scale of the task that confronts him is apparent from today's report. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's best to confront this and deal with the problems rather than let things drift. The Sun (2015)We confronted him about it and he admitted taking the money but wouldn't say why. The Sun (2012)I was boldly confronted with this verse a few weeks ago. Christianity Today (2000)I want to confront people with something that excites them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Things turn worse when the group is confronted by something utterly terrifying, and the tourists are left fighting for their lives. The Sun (2009)He continued in a similar vein of cautionary pessimism when he looked ahead to the task that confronts his charges in Dublin. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In the following pages we will look at who does the interviewing, the basic task that confronts interviewers and the problems involved. How to Face Interviews (1981)Problems are confronted, dealt with, you move on. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And guilt would not be evaded by averting my glance when I confronted a face like my own in a crowd. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)Now I couldn't face confronting her. The Sun (2012)
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In Common Usage. confront is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'confront'
British English: confront VERB
If you are confronted with a problem, task, or difficulty, you have to deal with it.
She was confronted with severe money problems.
Definition of confront from the Collins English Dictionary
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