Mexican standoff

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Noun1.Mexican standoff - a situation in which no one can emerge as a clear winnerMexican standoff - a situation in which no one can emerge as a clear winner
situation - a complex or critical or unusual difficulty; "the dangerous situation developed suddenly"; "that's quite a situation"; "no human situation is simple"
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With black leather gloves and a wide-brimmed hat, she looks as though she's in a Mexican standoff.
You'd think there would be a sense of solidarity but no, it'd be a Mexican standoff and I'd lose every time.
Once the ' highway of death', it was a pock- marked metaphor for Sri Lanka's 26- year Mexican standoff.
In 2005 she released a trilogy of albums, Don't Ask Don't Tell, Mexican Standoff and Got No Strings, followed by ToHeavenURide in 2007.
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Layering sampled speech and sounds created with an analog synthesizer, Laurent Dailleau's music for the performance Mexican Standoff, 2008, fueled a tension that never slackened in its nearly fifty minutes.
Is this a Mexican standoff here or is there another decision that can be made?
But while the spaghetti Western maestro's influence is unmistakable in "Exiled's" long-wait takes, cigar-chomping gunslingers and Mexican standoff compositions, To quickly incorporates all that into his own urban, kinetic and bloodily beautiful view of the underworld.