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Definition of face up to phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

face up to

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

face up to something

 
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to accept and deal with something that is difficult or unpleasant She had to face up to the fact that she would never walk again. You have to face up to your responsibilities.
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