Examples of predicament in a Sentence
- The captain of archers fidgeted and coughed and rolled his eyes at his men, as if such cupidity and dishonor were an inevitable but minor aspect of the human predicament … —Michael Chabon, New York Times Magazine, 6 May 2007
- We saw photographs that week of buildings burning, stunned onlookers, dust-covered firemen. Very few pictures conveyed the fact that people just like us, our fellow passengers on the subway, suddenly found themselves in a mortal predicament and many died horribly. —Garrison Keillor, New York Times Book Review, 3 Sept. 2006
- The President found himself in the backwash of earlier deals, and the demands of secrecy made his predicament the more vexing. —Taylor Branch, Parting the Waters, 1988
The governor has gotten himself into quite a predicament.
I don't know how to get out of the predicament I'm in.
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By now, the predicament should be obvious: A top-notch orchestra (and the San Antonio Symphony certainly falls into that category) is an expensive proposition and reaches a limited number of concert subscribers.
This is the predicament of all stars, of course, only Marilyn was the first to reveal it.
This predicament forces Cass into a set of life-and-death decisions that require her to lead her own investigation and take back her husband to prove his crime and to protect -- and keep -- her kids.
After getting over the initial surprise, confusion and anger of their situations, both Phil and Tree accept the predicament and even start to enjoy it.
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, whose fumbled language earlier this year shone a light on Zaghari-Ratcliffe's predicament, raised the case on a visit to the Iranian capital two weeks ago.
While the appeal is pending, ACLU attorneys have continued to seek judicial certification of a class action on behalf of all undocumented minors faced with Doe’s predicament to enjoin ORR from blocking their access to abortions.
What happened is Machli lost her canine teeth and became this odd predicament of an elderly, wild tigress.
Jones’s predicament has echoes of Jon Ossoff, the Democratic candidate in last summer’s Georgia special election who, despite raising an astounding sum and attaining some political celebrity nationally, failed to flip a historically Republican seat.
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