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    #1

    face or clash

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    Two women are violently arguing. One leaves. The other says:

    No matter that it takes a lot of money, this woman will regret having [faced] [clashed] me.

    What is better here, faced or clashed?

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: face or clash

    Neither.
    No matter how much money it takes, that woman will regret messing with me.
    Perhaps "having clashed with me" would work. But I asked my daughters and we all think "messing with" is the best choice.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: face or clash

    "Attacking me" also works.

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