Example sentences for: dilemma

How can you use “dilemma” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • George W. Bush faces a dilemma: If he participates, he risks losing to the social conservatives who dominate GOP straw polls; if he skips the poll, Iowans may spurn him in February's all-important caucuses.

  • Is there a graceful way of declining, or have you some suggestions for handling this dilemma?

  • One of the heralded potential examples, predator "inspection" in shoaling fish [ 21 ] has proved something of a controversy [ 20 ] . Various authors have questioned whether the observed behaviour is cooperation maintained by reciprocity in a Prisoner's Dilemma at all, rather than simple by-product mutualism [ 22 ] or some other mechanism [ 23 24 ] . In general, other candidate models to explain altruism among non-relatives have tended to be ignored [ 19 25 26 ] , and the usefulness of Prisoner's Dilemma as a paradigm for the study of cooperation is beginning to be brought into question [ 27 ] .

  • There is only one way for Clinton to extricate himself from this dilemma: He can commute Pollard's sentence so that the spy can't go free until 2001.

  • Why don't you annex humor and honesty to this dilemma and deal with it openly?

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