let's face it


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let's face it

We need to recognize the truth; we should face reality. Let's face it, Hannah, you never wanted to go on this trip. I'm not sure he has the right skill set for this position, and, let's face it, his interview was pretty poor.
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let's face it

let's be honest, admitting unpalatable facts.
2002 DVD Verdict There's never much need or reason to slow down and ponder characterization or plot – I mean, let's face it, this isn't Shakespeare.
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let’s ˈface it

(informal) we must accept the unpleasant facts; let’s be honest: Let’s face it — we just don’t have enough money to buy a new car.Let’s face it. He married her for her money, not for love.
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Let's face it, people have been throwing short passes for as long as any of us can remember.
Let's face it, sir, you and your ilk have turned one-fifth of the population of the United States into lepers.
Babies are beautiful whether they're male or female, and, let's face it, they don't look a whole lot different in the face till junior high, at least.
I think they mean it as a compliment, but let's face it.
A radiant Uma Thurman, lips parted, leans into a young man, who is (appropriately) off in the corner, his face obscured, because, let's face it, he's not all that important.