face the music


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Synonyms for face the music

accept the unpleasant consequences of one's actions

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His rollicking memoir, "Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die - Musings from the Road," published by HarperCollins in May 2012, is currently a New York Times bestselling non-fiction title and Let's Face The Music And Dance is an essential addition to the outlaw country artist's catalog of timeless recordings.
In 1966 Todds successfully transferred the idea to television as the BBC2's Face the Music, giving Cooper the ideal vehicle to bring the classical music to a wider public.
I have to accept whatever the FA put on me and go and face the music.
I would like to emphasise that everyone at this club will face the music together.
Regarding NRO, he said that politicians who have taken advantage of it must face the Music now.
ONE of Liverpool's finest and longest-serving musicians has decided to face the music - by becoming the new director of theWirral Symphony Orchestra.
AN IRISH dancing instructor had to face the music in an American court after allegedly exposing himself to a shop assistant.
Even the most successful young rocker has to face the music in the end.
Shut down this criminal black hole and force these coldblooded criminals to face the music.
Or, perish the thought, he could be forced to face the music all over again.
But Lee, 22, who flirted openly with DJ Adele, before canoodling with new girl Sophie, will now have to face the music with existing girlfriend Carmen Buckley, 22.
While it is likely to be a damning indictment of councillors' handling of the project, there will be no one to face the music because, as we know, all 33 councillors have disbarred themselves by failing to sign a document committing themselves to a code of conduct.
FACE THE MUSIC & DANCE SHAPIRO & SMITH DANCE WITH SCOTT KILLIAN MARK DENDY DANCE & THEATER WITH DON BYRON SYMPHONY SPACE NEW YORK, NEW YORK APRIL 27-APRIL 29, 2000
It's quite possible he will be given a very lengthy suspension, but he will not be afraid to face the music.
Well, you just may have to face the music and pay heed to a serenade from another fund suitor with the same investment objective.