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let's face it

This page is about the conversational phrase let's face it

Meaning

You can say this to emphasize that something's true, even if it's hard to believe or accept.

For example

  • "I know you like her, but let's face it - she's not the sort of girl you should marry."

  • Our union leader said, "Let's face it, guys. They won't listen to reason, so we won't get this pay rise unless we go on strike."

Quick Quiz

We were losing the game, and our coach said, "Let's face it, we

a. can still win."

b. can't win now."

c. always win here."

Contributor: Matt Errey