face 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. Face the facts: once you have kids, you have to start being a responsible adult.
See also: face, fact

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
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But let's face facts, it looks like fake news to us.
Ineptitude, corporate mentality and a chronic inability to face facts were all too apparent Then there was the apalling attitude of the Wilson government.
Recovering alcoholics and addicts have to face facts and admit they have a problem in order to get on the road to recovery.
IT may seem harsh and vindictive to fine people what would seem a lot of money for littering the streets with cigarette butts, but let's face facts, someone has to take a stand.
Abi is forced to face facts after Aunt Sal assumes Lola is Jay's girlfriend, while Dean's dark side starts to show as Tosh comes clean to Tina and Lauren tells him it's over.
Heidi Kenworthy, chief executive of MOWLL, said the launch of the Face Facts was more of the work to remember Mr Skelly.
45 Sligo Guinness Sligo Handicap Hurdle 2m4f ATR Card page 79 FACE FACTS heads back to the west of Ireland to Sligo with trainer Prunella Dobbs hoping victory will come the seven-year-old's way in a less stressful manner than when he last visited the track a month ago, writes Tony O'Hehir.
Rather than begging MPs to ignore the Treasury Select Committee, let''s demand the Government face facts and borrow the money themselves to fund the new hospital we need.
Welsh Women's Aid recruited the AMs to help launch a new campaign on the issue called Face Facts.
Our wizard PM, the self-proclaimed leader of the free world, is deluded in the extreme to the point of failing to face facts.
Many people who are in denial about hearing loss will eventually face facts and get their ears tested for the first time in order to make the most of their time with their grandchildren.
Once they face facts, the Central Bank will change its position, and they'll end up cutting interest rates more quickly.
It is vital that we face facts and formulate plans and policies accordingly.
Big Brat' features in the Face Facts scene and is taken from the much anticipated self-titled 'Phantom Planet' LP due for release in June 2004.
THE First Minister was and is entitled to his own opinion about leaving Europe, but one does wish he would face facts.