The speaker brought the truth home to us.
I've steeled myself to face a certain amount of sacrifice, effort and hardship if that's what it takes to fulfill my dream.
My mother prepared me for the bad news.
The soldiers were ready to die for their country.
She realized that she had better tell the truth.
She was ready to face her fate.
She took my hint and smiled.
He realized the magnitude of his crime.
He steeled himself against possible failure.
He was ready to face his fate.
I would like to draw your attention to the fact that Kanjisho uses multiple sources of data provided by third parties.
The search results are provided by the wonderful Jisho API which itself uses various data sources which you can find on the jisho's website. The data concerning the kanji strokes are provided by the KanjiVG project, under the CC BY 3.0 FR license. I also use Tatoeba to provide example sentences and Kuroshiro to obtain the furiganas and romajis versions of the sentences.
If you find any vices, errors or malfunctions, please let me know so that I can correct them.