Example sentences for: stalemate

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

  • The result is a complex stalemate.

  • Consciously aiming for stalemate would not be acceptable to Congress.

  • As for stalemate , which is related to checkmate , would it not have been important to indicate that the - mate part has nothing to do with English, having been borrowed from checkmate which is a loanword from Persian (and has nothing to do with check , either).

  • Since the Irish Republican Army refuses to decommission its weapons before representatives of Sinn Fein, its political wing, are seated in the new Northern Ireland executive, and since the Unionist leader refuses to call the assembly to order before the IRA gives up at least some of its arms, the current stalemate seems fairly intractable.

  • A 500,000-student trial of publicly funded school vouchers, accompanied by an increase in traditional school spending, could break the stalemate in the education debate.


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