face (the) facts

face (the) facts

To accept or confront the truth about something or its consequences. It's time to face facts: there's no way for us to recover from this financially. Once you have kids, you have to face the facts that you can no longer be the irresponsible youth of your past.
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face (the) facts

to confront the truth about someone or something; to confront and accept the consequences of something. Eventually, you will have to face the facts. Times are hard.
See also: face, fact