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Engelsk udsagnsord: confront

1. confront (om konkurrence) oppose, as in hostility or a competition


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYou must confront your opponent.
Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring.
The two enemies finally confronted each other.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)face


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerencounter, meet, play, take on


Mere specifikke termerbreast, front, match, oppose, pit, play off, take the bull by the horns

2. confront (om kommunikation) deal with (something unpleasant) head on


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYou must confront your problems.
He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)face, face up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerapproach, go about, set about


Mere specifikke termertackle, take on, undertake


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningconfront, face, present


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)avoid

3. confront (om kommunikation) present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe confronted him with the evidence.
He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions.
An enormous dilemma faces us.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)face, present


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningconfront, face, face up

4. confront (om tilstand) be face to face with


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe child screamed when he confronted the man in the Halloween costume.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerface, front, look









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