Example sentences for: stand-off

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

  • He said, "This may be Baghdad's last chance to learn lessons from the developments of the past few months and appreciate the futility of entering into a fresh stand-off with the U.S., irrespective of the justice or injustice of U.S. policy in the MidEast."

  • The hiccup could lead to "another stand-off with the United States of the sort that almost led to war in February, and before that last November," the paper speculated.

  • reactions to the continuing Iraq stand-off.

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