position of strength

noun phrase

: a position that gives an advantage
negotiating from a position of strength

Examples of position of strength in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web By scaling up support for Ukraine this summer and fall, the U.S. and its European allies can give Zelensky a chance to negotiate with Putin from a position of strength. Simon Shuster, TIME, 8 July 2024 Success would have given Zelensky a chance to negotiate with Putin from a position of strength, potentially dictating the terms of a deal to the Russians. Simon Shuster/bürgenstock, TIME, 25 June 2024 Since the Christian Democrats won seats while the two others lost, von der Leyen can do so from a position of strength. Samuel Petrequin, Twin Cities, 9 June 2024 But the jewel of the post-draft signings was a player at seemingly a position of strength for Cowboys in Minnesota tight end Brevyn Spann-Ford. Clarence E. Hill Jr., Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 1 May 2024 In one season, the Colts offensive line has gone from a position of need to a position of strength; Indianapolis does not have any glaring holes up front heading into the offseason. The Indianapolis Star, 22 Jan. 2024 The fact is, Katz added, that the autoworkers are bargaining from a position of strength, and as thus are likely to earn many — but not all — of their demands. Aimee Picchi, CBS News, 18 Sep. 2023 From this position of strength, the benefits that Fortune 500s are seeing can extend out and begin to impact society. Chris Gallagher, USA TODAY, 2 Apr. 2024 That is the opposite of dealing from a position of strength. Nick Canepa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 Mar. 2024

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“Position of strength.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/position%20of%20strength. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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