English to Afrikaans Meaning :: confront

Confront :
- konfronteergekonfronteerkonfronteerkonfronteer

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Verb(1) oppose, as in hostility or a competition(2) deal with (something unpleasant(3) present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize(4) be face to face with

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(1) But when you confront him, approach him as a concerned parent and not as the victim.(2) The situation soon turned violent, and cadets were forced to confront the hostile crowd.(3) Women from Africa, Asia and Latin America have employed different approaches to confront these problems.(4) The next time they see a Garda approaching they will probably confront that officer and question his/her right to stop them on the street.(5) I believe it's the President's job to confront problems, not to pass them on to future Presidents and future generations.(6) They no longer have any sense of working class solidarity, whereby communities would work together to confront common problems (such as the Depression).(7) Sometimes I confront them with suspicions and accusations based on premonitions, not proof.(8) Beyond the infinite number of troubles caused by getting away with pure talk, the contemporary politicians also will not confront the real problems.(9) They therefore decided to confront the problem by mounting a charm offensive.(10) While the demise of some new economy cheerleaders sent America into shock, the feeling now is that it benefited from being forced to confront its problems, a move that helped speed up the recovery.(11) we knew we couldn't ignore the race issue and decided we'd confront it head on(12) At the end of the film he learns to confront his mother, defy his family and find his own gay way.(13) It is the man who was responsible for her father's death and she feels compelled to confront him.(14) For those who claim to possess moral and spiritual values in reserves greater than their counterparts, why not come forward and confront the problem in an open and transparent manner?(15) I would confront my problems and deal with them.(16) Similar difficulties confront historians who are primarily concerned with written evidence.
Related Words
(1) confront with ::
konfronteer met
1. challenge ::
2. trouble ::
3. tackle ::
4. present ::
5. face ::
1. dodge ::
2. duck ::
3. funk ::
4. shirk ::
Different Forms
confront, confronted, confronting, confronts
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Are you going to confront Penny?

Are you going to CONFRONT Penny?

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 7

I don\'t know. If I do that,
she\'s gonna confront Ruchi,

I don't know. If I do that, she's gonna CONFRONT Ruchi,

The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 8

<i>and without it, you\'re forced to confront</i>

and without it, you're forced to CONFRONT

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 18

{\\i1}To confront them, we only needed oxygen.{\\i0}\0

{\i1}To CONFRONT them, we only needed oxygen.{\i0}

Money Heist Season 3, Episode 6

Oh, they all went with Leonard
to confront his childhood bully.

Oh, they all went with Leonard to CONFRONT his childhood bully.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 11

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