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The meaning of "face the music"

" Face the music "
Accept he unwelcome consequences of one's own actions.
Jack pretended he had a Ph.D. to get the job. Now it's come out that he hasn't he'll have to face the music and resign..
Where did it originate?:
USA, 19th century.
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