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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This Brexit version of a Mexican standoff has chipped away at our country's reputation for stability, pragmatism and reliability.
Mexican standoff? It's too early to determine if there will be a "winner" in the U.S.-Mexico trade battle, with a 5% tariff set to be imposed on Monday.
I had a Mexican standoff with a lady in a new BMW X5 in a narrow local street.
The new prince (should he be bestowed the title) knows nothing of the Mexican standoff between his parents and his grandfather - nor should he.
The new prince (should he be bestowed the title) knows nothing of the vicious Mexican standoff between his parents and his grandfather - nor should he.
By WACHIRA MAINAKenya is in a classic Mexican standoff, defined as a confrontation between two or more parties in which none can win.
At least it looks like there was no Mexican standoff...
Mexican Standoff - This 2-player mini-game will pit players against each other in a duel, and the one who draws and poops first wins.
The film's final Mexican standoff is truly unforgettable, as much for its drawn-out, meticulously constructed take on the classic Western scene as for its soaring trumpet solo.
Blue admitted that he had always been the "black sheep" of the family and revealed that the current situation with his mother is like a "Mexican standoff".
"Up until now, John Percy has managed to survive by forcing a sort of 'Mexican standoff' between all the various parties picking up his tab," the one-time NTCC board member told us.