face up to

face sth difficult withcourage and determination不畏缩;勇于正视

We must face up to our responsibilities and not to try to get out of them.我们必须勇于承担责任而不是逃避责任。

The greater our achievementsthe more we'd face up to our mistakes.我们的成绩越大,越要正视缺点。

He just can't face up to the fact that he's too old to work any more.他就是不能接受自己已经老了不能再继续工作这个事实。

She faced up to the problem with courage and foresight.她勇敢而有远见地面对这个问题。