Origin of situation
OTHER WORDS FROM situationsit·u·a·tion·al, adjectivesit·u·a·tion·al·ly, adverb
How to use situation in a sentence
The Terrapins faced the same situation during their preparation for the Ohio State game.Maryland football is ‘committed to getting back,’ but timeline for return is unclear|Emily Giambalvo|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Recent progress toward a potential sale came after the minority owners lowered their asking price, according to a person familiar with the situation.Washington Football Team minority owners have a deal to sell, but Daniel Snyder is blocking it|Will Hobson, Mark Maske, Liz Clarke|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The situation is fluid, so it’d be good to keep in touch with your local school district for its latest policy.Virginia’s coronavirus numbers are rising. Here’s what you need to know.|Antonio Olivo|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
So, if that situation comes up again or if that’s something we need him to do, we’ll be ready.Washington is now down to its fourth option at left tackle: Right tackle Morgan Moses|Nicki Jhabvala|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
The Nationals are expected to cut ties with the Auburn Doubledays, according to a person with knowledge of the situation, who had been their short-season Class A affiliate in the New York-Penn League.Nationals have a new Class AAA affiliate in Rochester Red Wings|Jesse Dougherty|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Deep, situational, and emotional jokes based on what is relevant and has a POINT!
There is more here, however, than just DC-style situational loyalty.
Currently, the team is working to understand which problems augmented reality can solve by using situational information.Augmented Reality System Goes From Military to Market|Rose Eveleth|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Among Republicans and Democrats, however, situational ethics runs the show.Why We Get the Police State We Deserve—and What We Can Do to Fix That|Nick Gillespie|June 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But the predictable rush to the partisan ramparts leads to situational ethics rather than constructive action.
An objective, realistic, and in-depth situational grasp will be essential to such an understanding.Shock and Awe|Harlan K. Ullman
What shall we say then—that a mental image is a situational item only when the territory is occupied?Territory in Bird Life|H. Eliot Howard
British Dictionary definitions for situation
- state of affairs; combination of circumstances
- a complex or critical state of affairs in a novel, play, etc
Derived forms of situationsituational, adjective
usage for situation
Other Idioms and Phrases with situation
see no-win situation.