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    #1

    expose to vs confront

    Which sentence would you prefere?

    "We've been exposed to a lot of difficulties."

    OR

    "Many difficulties have confronted us"

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    #2

    Re: expose to vs confront

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    There is a difference between the two. I may be exposed to an illness and never get sick. Many difficulities confronted us means that we actually had problems.
    Does the second sentence sound natural to a native speaker?

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    #3

    Re: expose to vs confront

    Quote Originally Posted by RobertT View Post
    Does the second sentence sound natural to a native speaker?
    Less formal?

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    Re: expose to vs confront

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    More formal if anything.
    Thank you.
    Last edited by ostap77; 25-Sep-2010 at 17:02.

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