enfrenta represents different conjugations of the verb enfrentar - View Conjugation
transitive verb
1. (to deal with) 
a. to confront 
Las autoridades enfrentaron al sospechoso tan pronto como lo encontraron.The authorities confronted the suspect as soon as they found him.
b. to face 
Debes enfrentar a tus exámenes con mucho estudio y preparación. You should face your exams with lots of studying and preparation.
2. (to be positioned towards) 
a. to face 
Nuestra casa enfrenta a la plaza del pueblo.Our house faces the town square.
b. to put face to face 
Enfrentamos las piezas de ajedréz antes de jugar. We put the chess pieces face to face before playing.
3. (to make enemies) 
a. to set against 
La guerra civil enfrentó a muchos hermanos.The civil war set many brothers against one another.
pronominal verb
4. (to brave) 
a. to face 
Debes enfrentarte a tus miedos y abordar ese avión.You should face your fears and board that plane.
5. (to quarrel) 
a. to fight 
Los carneros son conocidos por enfrentarse para establecer su territorio.Rams are known for fighting to establish their territory.
transitive verb
1. (poner frente a frente) 
a. to bring face to face 
2. (hacer frente a) 
a. to confront, to face 
enfrentan el futuro con inquietudthey face the future with unease
pronominal verb
3. (general) 
enfrentarse ato confront, to face
se enfrentó a su enfermedad con valorshe faced up to her illness bravely
nos enfrentamos al enemigowe confronted the enemy
4. (dos bandos) 
a. to meet, to clash 
los dos equipos se enfrentarán por el campeonatothe two teams will play each other for the championship
transitive verb
1 (enemistar) to set against
la herencia enfrentó a los dos hermanos the inheritance set the two brothers against each other o at loggerheads
2 (afrontar) [+dificultad] to face (up to); confront; [+realidad] to face (up to)
tienes que enfrentar el problema you have to face (up to) o confront the problem
3 (encarar)
este partido enfrentará a los dos mejores tenistas this match will bring together the two best tennis players; this match will bring the two best tennis players face to face
pronominal verb
1 (pelear) [+personas] to have a confrontation; [+equipos] to face each other
Juan y su padre se enfrentaron durante la comida Juan and his father had a confrontation over lunch; hoy se enfrentan el Madrid y el Barcelona today Madrid and Barcelona are facing each other
enfrentarse a o con
[+persona] to confront
a pesar de inferioridad numérica, decidieron enfrentarse a las tropas rusas
se enfrentó a sus secuestradores he confronted his kidnappers; se enfrentaron al enemigo they faced o confronted the enemy; la selección de España se enfrentó a la de Italia the Spanish team came up against o faced the Italian team
[+problema, dificultad] to face (up to); confront
se niega a enfrentarse a la realidad he refuses to face (up to) reality; hay que enfrentarse con el peligro we have to face up to the danger
Verb Conjugations for enfrentar
Gerund: enfrentando
Participle: enfrentado
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