Examples of quandary in a Sentence
- Williams's quandary is not unlike that faced by other urban executives who have had to wrestle with a deeply rooted power structure. The problem is especially acute for African American mayors. They are expected to serve as sentries, protecting their cities' black communities and staving off so-called white encroachment. —Jonetta Rose Barras, Washington Post, 15 June 2003
- For a sticky philosophical quandary, the questions are pretty simple: am I a clerk charged with selling college degrees or am I involved in a more meaningful experience? Part of me says that no argument is more worthy of my attention. —Lynne Drury Lerych, Newsweek, 9 Apr. 2001
- … the inevitable economic quandary that faces a people in the transition from slavery to freedom, and especially those who make that change amid hate and prejudice, lawlessness and ruthless competition. —W. E. B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk, 1903
The unexpected results of the test have created a quandary for researchers.
I'm in a quandary about whether I should try to repair my stereo or buy a new one, even though I don't have the money to do either.
Recent Examples of quandary from the Web
The Crimson Tide will rebuild and reload behind a new cast of characters, with the only question plaguing Nick Saban and his staff the potential quarterback quandary between sophomore Tua Tagovailoa and junior Jalen Hurts.
Kayla Epstein of The Washington Post related to the quandary.
The quandary for Bellerin will be to reel in his electric dashed down the United left, keeping Sanchez as his bedfellow for the majority of the 90 minutes at Old Trafford.
The advisory board will work on recommendations for the financial quandaries.
Perhaps no example underscores the college-sports quandary better than that of Arizona’s DeAndre Ayton.
That quandary has left an industry typically aligned together on policy issues divided on tactics and sending mixed signals about its position.
This puts coaches in a quandary, because college football coaches plan their schedules around high school spring football practices to evaluate prospects.
Riders grapple with their angst over American politics and reckon with their own loneliness or existential quandaries.
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: a situation in which you are confused about what to do
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