fact

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfækt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/fækt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fakt)


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fact

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [scientific, personal, known, simple, true, made-up] fact
  2. an [indisputable, interesting, important] fact
  3. the most commonly [known] fact
  4. the material facts of a [trial, investigation]
  5. [amazing, unusual, little-known, fun] facts about
  6. facts about [dolphins, space]
  7. can't [dispute, ignore, argue] the facts
  8. is time to face the facts
  9. let's [look at, examine] the facts
  10. do not yet have all the facts
  11. the facts are the facts
  12. the fact is (that)
  13. the (simple) fact of the matter is
  14. (establish) the facts of the matter
  15. the facts of life
  16. is a fact of life
  17. is that a fact?
  18. and that's a fact!
  19. is a fact of [being, living, doing]
  20. it is a sad fact that
  21. fact or fiction?
  22. don't make up facts
  23. [tell, discern, separate] fact from fiction
  24. need to (double) check your facts
  25. get your facts straight (before)
  26. UK: have the facts at your fingertips
  27. back up your [article, opinion, idea] with facts
  28. the fact remains [contested, unconfirmed]
  29. a fact about [men, the world, economics]
n as adj
  1. [is, works as, hire] a fact checker
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