Confront – Confrontation in a sentence

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1. [verb] to oppose, as in hostility or a competition;to deal with

He confronted his roommate after he found twenty dollars had been stolen out of his coat pocket.

She confronted her boss after hearing a rumor that she was going to be fired.

His paper confronts the question of child abuse in nuclear families.

The prime minister directly confronted the challenges of his political opponents.

2. [verb] to be face to face with;

The new President will be confronted by an economy that is in very poor shape.

After finding out he had cancer, he had to confront the fact that he was going to have to take better care of himself.

John Kerry and George W. Bush will confront each other in their first public debate this evening.

A soldier often has to confront danger.


[noun] A hostile meeting between people opposing each other.

There was a brief military confrontation between soldiers from North and South Korea today, and two men are now dead.

She and her husband haven’t been able to work out their problems because they are both too afraid of confrontation.

The protest was taken over by a group of troublemakers, who turned the peaceful demonstration into a violent confrontation with police.

He lost his job after a confrontation with his supervisor got out of hand at the weekly staff meeting.