accept the fact that


: to admit that (something is so)
He has to accept the fact that his baseball career is over.

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Recent Examples on the Web Democrats and Republicans alike should accept the fact that neither regulations nor subsidies alone will get the job done and that compared with carbon pricing, these two instruments are much more expensive means of reducing emissions, requiring higher overall taxes and deficits. James A. Baker Iii, Foreign Affairs, 13 Apr. 2020 Eventually, Bach’s little Eden will suffer violent incursions and he, unlike these despotic overlords, will come to accept the fact that lofty goals can be tragically vulnerable and disastrously easy to undermine. Alida Becker, New York Times, 15 Jan. 2024 Many of us readily accept the fact that our way of life is destroying our environment, but do little about it. David S. Wallace, The New Yorker, 15 Sep. 2021 Infrastructure stakeholders should accept the fact that in these times, planning is a necessary and smart first step. James Norton, Forbes, 15 Sep. 2021 If the electric revolution is to be achieved, the industry must accept the fact that things have changed. Neil Winton, Forbes, 12 Sep. 2021 Watch Now Father of the Bride Father of the Bride | Official Trailer | HBO Max Watch on An update on an old classic, Father of The Bride features a dad (Andy Garcia) who simply cannot accept the fact that his little girl is getting married. Tori Polizzotto, ELLE, 28 Feb. 2023 First of all, fully accept the fact that with change comes growth. Francisco Ramirez, Forbes, 14 Feb. 2023 Some of us refuse to accept the fact that not everyone will like us. Terry Pluto, cleveland, 22 Oct. 2022

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“Accept the fact that.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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