Now, one of the biggest hurdles to success—in fact, a big fat wall of failure—will confront them within two weeks.
Famine will stalk the land and as many as seven million people will confront extreme food insecurity—in short, starvation.
The memory of his candidacy is forcing the party to confront its weaknesses in a way that his real candidacy never could.
Mr. President, you can speak out and help us confront this corrosive element, but time is running out.
(emphasis mine) This statement does not want to confront an uncomfortable situation: what to do when the data is not on your side.
She could easily have brought herself to confront a struggle, but was quite unequal to an act of submission.
And he was not blind to the dangers that might confront him on land.
Exaggerated as it all was, somehow the melodrama dropped away from it and left bare, simple, hideous fact for her to confront.
I would take him to the studio and confront him with his own testimony.
The natives whom he expected to confront were the Uyanzi and Ubangi.
1560s, "to stand in front of," from Middle French confronter (15c.), from Medieval Latin confrontare "assign limits, adjoin," from Latin com- "together" (see com-) + frontem (nominative frons) "forehead" (see front (n.)). Sense of "to face in defiance or hostility" is late 16c. Related: Confronted; confronting.