face with (someone or something)

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face with (someone or something)

1. To apply or attach something to the surface of something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "face" and "with." The house was faced with blue stucco.
2. To show someone the proof of something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "face" and "with." If you face him with his questionable receipts, he'll have to tell you what he's really been doing on Tuesday nights.
3. To have to handle or deal with someone or something. My meditation practice definitely helps me whenever I'm faced with a stressful situation at work.
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face someone with something

to present evidence of something to someone. When I faced him with the evidence, he confessed immediately. The police faced Max with the witness's story. The CEO was faced with the problem of bringing the bankrupt firm back to profitability.
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face something with something

to install something on the surface of something. We faced the kitchen walls with yellow tile. The wall was faced with tile.
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face with

Confront, as in When he was faced with the evidence, he admitted it. [Late 1500s]
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face with

v.
1. To cover the surface of something using a substance: The builders faced the front wall with marble. The facade was faced with terra cotta.
2. To force someone to confront or deal with something or someone. Used chiefly in the passive: When I'm faced with a problem, I ask my parents for advice.
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I think people can be quite cruel when faced with something they don't get.
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What a different world it would be if, rather than becoming uncomfortable when faced with something new or unfamiliar, we became concerned about the perpetual discomfort experienced by those who are the subject of the conversation.
The drama on Al Haram Al Sharif is classic Benjamin Netanyahu tactics when faced with something that may give him genuine problems.
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Kant explained it like this: faced with something that is just too much for us, we are halted in our tracks, unable to imagine or absorb it.
I am fascinated by this experience and decided to ask myself the same question: "why not me?" I wish everyone would ask themselves this question when they are faced with something they find morally wrong and wish to see changed.
This behaviour often occurs in shy and nervous dogs who remain cautious when faced with something fearful.
The self-titled book The Burly Man, gives the reader an in-depth look at what it is like to be faced with something so life changing as an incurable disease.
Habits of mind are the brainchild of Prof Costa, who believes in the ability of children to act intelligently when faced with something to which they are not normally familiar.
"However, until we are faced with something concrete, then we would have to react to that in any positive way we could.