Standoff in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Standoff

a deadlock between two parties refusing to give in

Examples of Standoff in a sentence

During the police standoff, the fugitive refused to surrender even though he was surrounded.  🔊

Jen and her parents were at a standoff, with her refusing to eat her Brussel sprouts and them refusing to let her leave the table.  🔊

The feuding couple was at a standoff, and both the husband and wife refused to agree to an out of court settlement.  🔊

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