face head-on

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face head-on

To confront or otherwise handle something directly. A noun or pronoun can be used between "face" and "head-on." I'm nervous about having to make a presentation to the entire board, but it is a challenge I will face head-on. Instead of facing it head-on, he decided to delay the project until someone else can manage it.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

face something head-on

Fig. to confront a problem directly and openly. Let's face this problem head-on and try to solve it quickly and painlessly.
See also: face
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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