English verb: face up
|1.||face up (communication) deal with (something unpleasant) head on|
|Samples||You must confront your problems.|
He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP
|Broader (hypernym)||approach, go about, set about|
|Narrower (hyponym)||tackle, take on, undertake|
|Verb group||confront, face, present|