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

Let us accept reality; let’s see things as they are. The title of a 1941 Cole Porter musical, the term took hold in the next two decades and soon became a cliché.
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Let's face it, if a plant trades in subtlety yet blooms in midspring, odds are good it won't get noticed.
Do YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON HOW THIS STARTED?--BEVERLY JABLONS, NEW YORK, NY Let's face it: All of us like to be acknowledged for our work.
Let's face it, I only have a little weekly cartoon.
Animation form is more "flip-book" than CG, but it is cute, and let's face it, "cute" is a powerful word in the world of mobile content.
And let's Face it: There is always a problem, no matter where you work or what you do.
Let's face it. In today's complex, fast-paced organizations, communication is just too important to be left in the hands of communication professionals.
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with a global credential to cover "other." Let's face it, none of us can possibly be a specialist in all these fields anymore with 130+ FASB Statements plus SOPs, SABs, EITFs, etc.
The Nepalese try to make tourists happy and offer western food but, let's face it, it's not like they have any idea what a real omelet is.
While it's true that the writers of most junket-based pieces generally sing the praises of their hosts' accommodations, let's face it: Travel publications celebrate travel, especially in its pricier permutations.
"Let's face it, it's truly unusual for audiences to see two men or two women kiss," he points out.
Let's face it, people have been throwing short passes for as long as any of us can remember.
Her fashion is fat fashion, let's face it. Large in a fur coat: Masoch's fate, Sade's wisdom.
Let's face it, this nursing home looks like an institution, and whatever color you paint the walls, we are still faced with an environment that is not suited to our long-term care needs."
Let's face it: Whether it's Internet telephony, MP3s, DVDs, games, or speech recognition, digital audio is the only way to go.