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confront

US [kənˈfrʌnt]
UK [kən'frʌnt]
  • v.面对;对抗;处理;使…无法回避
  • Web面临;使面临;遭遇
Simple Present:confronts  Present Participle:confronting  Past Tense:confronted  
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v.
1.
~ sb/sth
使…无法回避;降临于to appear and need to be dealt with by sb
the economic problems confronting the country
这个国家所面临的经济问题
The government found itself confronted by massive opposition.
政府发现自己遭到了强烈的反对。
2.
~ sth
处理,解决(问题或困境)to deal with a problem or difficult situation
She knew that she had to confront her fears.
她心里明白自己必须克服恐惧心理。
3.
~ sb
面对;对抗;与(某人)对峙to face sb so that they cannot avoid seeing and hearing you, especially in an unfriendly or dangerous situation
This was the first time he had confronted an armed robber.
这是他第一次面对一个武装劫匪。
4.
~ sb with sb/sth
使面对,使面临,使对付(令人不快或难处的人、场合)to make sb face or deal with an unpleasant or difficult person or situation
He confronted her with a choice between her career or their relationship.
他要她在事业和他们两人关系之间作出抉择。
5.
面对(某事物)to have sth in front of you that you have to deal with or react to
Most people when confronted with a horse will pat it.
大多数人遇见马时都会轻轻地拍拍它。

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