face a challenge

This page is about the collocation face a challenge

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to have to deal with a challenging situation

For example

  • The new president knew he'd have to face many difficult challenges.

  • Trying to win the world championship was the biggest challenge Cathy had ever faced.

Note:
Related collocations include "face a problem" and "face a difficulty"

Quick Quiz

If you're facing a challenge, you should think about

a. how to succeed

b. how to celebrate

c. how to avoid it

Contributor: Matt Errey