English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "confront"

Mark has been confronted with some serious personal problems lately, and is finding it difficult to concentrate at workHe confronted his roommate after he found twenty dollars had been stolen out of his coat pocket.

Mark has been confronted with some serious personal problems lately, and is finding it difficult to concentrate at work.

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.

When he started his computer course, he was confronted by a whole new vocabulary that needed to be learned quickly.

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

When confronted by police, the young boys admitted stealing the car.

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

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.

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

She is so confrontational that even a slight disagreement usually ends in a screaming argument.

His confrontational style of dealing with problems makes it very difficult to work with him.

We were confronted by a bear while out hiking, but managed to move away without incident.

The work culture in this country is quite confrontational in its relations between management and labor.

The presence of a woman on our management team seems to have made the dynamic of the group a little less confrontational somehow.

Protestors against globalism are confronting the fascists of the corporate elite.

The increase in strikes by employees in the public sector highlights the need for this government to take a less confrontational approach to union negotiations.

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

The young teenager's interactions with his parents were often confrontational.

Brian has a very confrontational manner when talking to his employees.

A local policeman was stabbed when he went to investigate a domestic dispute, and was confronted by a man carrying a large knife.

Gandhi once said that whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love.

William Fulbright once remarked that we must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world.

Discussion question: Is it better to avoid confrontations or deal directly with problems that face you?

Find someone who generally avoids confrontations.


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