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. 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