face head-on

(redirected from facing head on)

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.
See also: face

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
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'It's a challenge we're facing head on and our new apprentices will play a vital role in ensuring that we build and maintain a network fit for the 21st century.'