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