in no position to

idiom

: not able to
I'm in no position to lend you any money.

Examples of in no position to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Angels were in no position to stop him, or even persuade him to undergo a MRI examination after he was removed from a start after only four innings because of a finger cramp. Dylan Hernández, Los Angeles Times, 12 May 2024 Israel is in no position to pay the $50 billion or so that will be needed to repair the damage its military campaign has wrought. Martin Indyk, Foreign Affairs, 20 Feb. 2024 But in its current state, the PA is in no position to take responsibility for governing and policing Gaza. Martin Indyk, Foreign Affairs, 20 Feb. 2024 How Boston Market is coping with legal issues Desperate times call for desperate measures, and Boston Market is in no position to turn down new franchisees. Angela L. Pagán / The Takeout, Quartz, 6 Feb. 2024 But Frontier has its own challenges and is in no position to renew merger discussions with Spirit now, Baker said. David Koenig, Fortune, 18 Jan. 2024 My daughter-in-law’s extended family members are in no position to help. Amy Dickinson, Washington Post, 14 Dec. 2023 Despite his advantages in numbers and weaponry, Mr. Putin also faces limitations, and military analysts say Russia is in no position to make another run at the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, or other major cities. Andrew E. Kramer, New York Times, 13 Dec. 2023 The area was lashed two weeks ago by Tropical Storm Max and was in no position to absorb more rainfall. Jason Samenow, Washington Post, 25 Oct. 2023

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“In no position to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20no%20position%20to. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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