face facts

idiom
variants: or face the fact(s)

Definition of face facts

: to admit that something is true The time has come to face the fact that the government's policies aren't working. The time has come to face the facts and admit that the government's policies aren't working. Let's face facts—our plan isn't working.

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“Face facts.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/face%20facts. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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