Like Tomas and Ebba, sometimes the best way to handle the situation is to put your head down and forge ahead.
The situation has improved somewhat with mandatory hearing tests and the Internet, but can be grim sometimes.
It also tends to turn every minor conflict into a situation with global implications.
How did a former governor—and a rising star in the Democratic Party—end up in a situation like this?
In a situation where death and violence has become routine, not every bullet or victim registers a headline.
Dangerous must have been your situation, Roger, whatever were your thoughts.
"That explains it all, then," I added, beginning to understand the situation.
But in our situation it was no good because it has rather a low thrust.
"We might keep this up all night, and not find her," said Captain Cayo, disgusted with the situation.
Perhaps it was because we saw only a part of the situation that our courage rose.
early 15c., "place, position, or location," from Middle French situation or directly from Medieval Latin situationem (nominative situatio) "a position, situation," noun of action from past participle stem of situare "to place, locate" (see situate). Meaning "state of affairs" is from 1710; meaning "employment post" is from 1803.
A bad or suspicious event or happening; a potential crime: We may have a situation here, Bob (Police)