One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to convey that one must be realistic about an unwelcome fact or situation.‘let's be honest, your taste in men is famously bad’
- ‘But let's be honest here: athletes must think about their associations before acting ridiculously.’
- ‘They are the sort of people we should be listening to because, let's face it, their opinions matter.’
- ‘But, let's face it, not everyone is a writer or an artist, or even wants to be.’
- ‘He is a guy who, let's face it, did not have to take a lie detector test at all.’
- ‘And let's face it, when you've had as many birthdays as she's had, they don't mean so much anyway.’
- ‘And let's face it, I'm never likely to produce a great work of English literature.’
- ‘I believe in public servants being rewarded for the jobs they do because, let's face it, it's work no one else wants.’
- ‘Well, let's face it, she's a lot better looking than some of the football experts on our British television screens.’
- ‘Anyway, let's face it, we all know that cigarettes are bad for your health.’
- ‘I'm not going to put in any spoilers although - let's face it - we all know what's going to happen.’
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