Значение идиомы face the music

[face the music] {v. phr.}, {informal} To go through trouble ordanger, especially because of something you did; accept yourpunishment.

The boy was caught cheating in an examination and hadto face the music.

The official who had been taking bribes wasexposed by a newspaper, and had to face the music.

George knew hismother would cry when he told her, but he decided to go home and facethe music.

Compare: MAKE ONE’S BED AND LIE IN IT, PAY THE PIPER, TAKEONE’S MEDICINE.


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