SITUATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SITUATION
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situation
 n.  a condition or position in which you find yourself
 n.  the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Then the situation grew less strained.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In III
2  Having maneuvered them away from the boring subject of war, she went back with interest to their immediate situation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
3  It was a situation which interested the neighbors and annoyed their mother, who had no liking for Scarlett.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
4  Having never possessed the courage to get himself into such a situation before, Charles was at a loss as to how to act.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
5  Even if the commissary troop had been more interesting, it would not have helped her situation any.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
6  She was hard-headed enough to be practical about the situation, and no one would ever know how she felt.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
7  It was such a silly situation, after all.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
8  Only most fools won't see it and take advantage of the situation created by the collapse.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
9  For one thing, it made her own situation in associating with him so much easier than it had been at first.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
10  It was a situation made to order for speculators and profiteers, and men were not lacking to take advantage of it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVI
11  That had been the situation ever since the news of Ashley Wilkes' capture, though the connection between the two events did not occur to him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
12  When regimental officers, understanding the situation, saw a hard fight ahead, they wrote these men, telling them to rejoin their companies and no questions would be asked.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
13  The reason he had applied for transfer to the front, despite his useless arm, was that he realized, as the civilian population did not, the seriousness of the situation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
14  She had been counting on Prissy to handle the situation if no doctor should be available.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
15  To Scarlett, he seemed as exhilarated and contemptuous as if he got strong pleasure from the situation, as if he welcomed the inferno they were approaching.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  He gave a brief analysis of the present economic situation.
17  Find out ahead of time what regulations apply to your situation.
18  I think we can safely assume that this situation will continue.
19  There's been much fear that the United Nations peacekeepers would be under attack in a situation like that.
20  No matter what a woman tries to do to improve her situation, there is some barrier or attitude to keep her down.
21  By midweek, the situation had become worrying.
22  It's a difficult situation, but if we can just tough it out, things are bound to get better soon.
23  Eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation.
24  Try not to worry - there's nothing you can do to change the situation.
25  You understand the situation; I needn't elaborate any further.
26  I'm afraid I can't give you a general overview of the situation.
27  I am determined to take whatever action is necessary to rectify the situation.
28  We were in an impossible situation - whatever we did, someone would be upset.
29  Whether we can stay in this situation is debatable.
30  The question arises as to whether or not he knew of the situation.