表達 “when reality bites 當現實反咬你一口的時候” 可以用來描述人在長期逃避某件事之後不得不面對殘酷現實的情況。
You try to stay together with a partner you don’t love, but when reality bites, you’ll have to separate!
After three years of wearing a hat, reality finally bit and I accepted that my hair had fallen out.
Only after her relative’s funeral did reality truly bite. She finally accepted that no one could live forever.