We are facing a violent crisis.
He was brought up against the realities of life.
He shrank back in the face of danger.
The world is confronted with the problem of environmental pollution.
He became brave in the face of danger.
Today, even white-collar workers are confronted with great hardships.
The state faces a financial crisis.
The question before us is an urgent one.
Many developed countries are faced with financial crises.
They were confronted with many problems.