Other related patterns
V the fact that
Verbs concerned with feeling or thinking which do not have the pattern V that can be followed by the fact and a that-clause, to form a structure which has a similar function to that of V that.
But then the moment comes when they have to face the fact that they will never, ever see their child again.
I decided to give up because I can no longer ignore the fact that it is bad for my health.
Some verbs that have the pattern V that can also be followed by the fact that, for extra emphasis.
You must accept the fact that you are older than you used to be.