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признать in English:

1. admit


I admit he's smart, but does he have to talk over everyone's heads all the time?
admit to
In America everybody is of opinion that he has no social superiors, since all men are equal, but he does not admit that he has no social inferiors.
That way you keep thinking about me but are unable to admit to your feelings, that hot and cold feel is a real boom among young men!
The violence and injustice of the rulers of mankind is an ancient evil, for which, I am afraid, the nature human affairs can scarce admit a remedy.
Houses should be built so as to admit plenty of light as well as fresh air.
Why don't you just call a spade a spade and admit that she dumped you for that American guy she met at the English school?
Although Al-Sayib would never admit it, the real reason he hates noobs that much is that he got pwned by one while Dima watched and laughed his ass off.
Every man would like to be God, if it were possible; some few find it difficult to admit the impossibility.
When one admits that nothing is certain one must, I think, also admit that some things are much more nearly certain than others.
We have a fundamental interest in seeing our neighbour admitted into this Community as soon as possible.
1. I must admit, I'm somewhat concerned For you, Michael. / 2. You know, I admit, I had my doubts. / 3. At first, I admit, I was afraid.
v. to accept ("admitted to the United Nations"); to express one's guilt or responsibility ("He admitted that what he did was wrong.")
to allow someone to enter somewhere, especially to take someone who is sick into hospital przyjmować UK to be admitted to hospital/ US to be admitted to the hospital
Not even at gunpoint will Imogen of the Internet admit she only learned CSS to spruce up her Myspace profile in the 2000s.

English word "признать"(admit) occurs in sets:

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2. face up to


you must face up to reality
You have to face up to your responsibilities.
(inseparable): admit to; take responsibility for; "You can't pretend that you're doing OK in this course, Joe. Sooner or later, you'll have to face up to the fact that you're failing it."
Soon we will have to face up to many problems.
Susan will have to face up to many problems. I'm afraid we have to face up to the fact that the company is losing money.
It's time we face up to the sad truth: we'll not meet given deadline.
Jane had to face up to the possibility of being fired.
Nina had to face up to the possibility of being fired.
Now I'm 28, I have to face up to the fact that I will never be a professional footballer.
You can't pretend that you're doing OK in this course, Joe. Sooner or later, you'll have to face up to the fact that you're failing it.
You have to be brave and face up to your problems.
She's going to have to face up to the fact that he's not going to marry her.
We must face up to the new challenges

English word "признать"(face up to) occurs in sets:

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