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predicament

pri di kuh muhnt

  • n  a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one
    finds himself in a most awkward predicament

  • The predicament is simply that the Prince of Wales is born to only one task that of being Head of State and yet cannot assume it until his father or mother dies.
  • The civil right leader said he was not interested in stigmatizing the poor but in finding solutions for their predicament.
  • This may sound like a common predicament, but Yates gives it uncommon force.
News & Articles

  • SOCCER: Union facing D.C. United for spot in quarters
    CHESTER - To say that things haven't exactly gone to plan for manager Ben Olsen and his D.C. United team may be the understatement of the 2013 MLS season. Few people understand that predicament and its accompanying frustration better than Philadelphia Union manager John Hackworth. It was a year ago that Hackworth took the helm of a listing Union team that bears a striking resemblance to this ...
    June 12, 2013 - The Mercury
Quotes

  • Abdul-Aziz al-Hakim in Guardian Unlimited
    The fact that the two shrines have been left for a year in this tragic condition is evidence of our predicament in Iraq,al-Hakim said.
  • Roger Waters in CMU News-Blog (blog)
    Waters explains: "This new production is an attempt to draw some comparisons, to illuminate our current predicament, and is dedicated to all the innocence lost in the intervening years".
  • Manouchehr Mottaki in Independent Online
    Looks like there are wise people in the United States who seek to find a way out of the predicament which US leaders have created, and this report might help that,said Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki, quoted by state news agency...

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