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
Sometimes a company like Philadelphia’s FMC Corp. can earn a high ESG score and a low GC score — presenting investors with a quandary.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday wrestled with a digital-age legal quandary: Can the U.S. government use a warrant to compel a U.S. company — in this case, Microsoft — to turn over data stored in a server overseas?
The phony-baloney nature of the rescissions, mostly aimed at on-paper authority to spend money that was not going to be spent, has created a political quandary for people in both parties.
For those who can’t resist, how best to express one’s liberal views in Nashville is also a quandary.
All of this presents a bit of a quandary for the Trump Administration, which has made saving coal jobs one of the cornerstones of its policy.
Shaking off the stress of a monetary quandary is difficult, but wiping off a full face of makeup should always be this easy.
And its the ethical issues that will persist, even if there are ultimately no legal quandaries.
This is a quandary only because the Patriots traded Jimmy Garoppolo to the 49ers last season.
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: a situation in which you are confused about what to do
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