Phrasal Verb - Stare down

Real English Examples

As a senior liberal justice, she has since been at the helm of many important decisions and has never been afraid to stare down the opposition.

Sonia Sotomayor's Supreme Journey: From the Bronx to the Bench

Her ability to stare down challenges and break down complex issues demonstrates her unwavering focus on the people involved in disputes, rather than the ideological goals of the litigants.

"Breaking Barriers: The Inspiring Leadership of Sonia Sotomayor