afrontar
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to come up against)
a. to confront
Debes afrontar tus miedos en vez de huir de ellos.You should confront your fears instead of running from them.
b. to face
O haz el trabajo correcto la primera vez o afronta las consecuencias.Either do the job correctly the first time or face the consequences.
c. to face up to
Aunque no nos guste, tenemos que afrontar esta tarea.Although we may not like it, we have to face up to the task at hand.
2. (to put up against)
a. to bring face to face
La ronda final del torneo afrontó a los rivales.The final round of the tournament brought the rivals face to face.
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afrontar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (hacer frente a)
a. to face
afrontar las consecuenciasto face (up to) the consequences
afrontó la situación con enterezashe faced up squarely to the situation
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afrontar
transitive verb
1 [+dos personas] to bring face to face
2 [+peligro] to confront; face up to; [+problema] to deal with; tackle
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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