Brinkmanship in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Brinkmanship

the habit of following a path to the point of danger before turning back or stopping, normally seen in political affairs

Examples of Brinkmanship in a sentence

The Asian dictator is caught up in his brinksmanship and insists on making nuclear threats. 🔊

In a show of brinkmanship, the party chairman refused to listen to the president’s terms until budget concessions were made. 🔊

The brinkmanship of two leaders almost started an international crisis. 🔊

Though the king gathered his forces, he had no interest in war and hoped his brinkmanship would force his enemy to rethink his bullying.  🔊

When Amber threatened to quit her job, she hoped her brinkmanship would force her employer to give her a pay raise.  🔊

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