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situation

  

      n  
1    physical placement, esp. with regard to the surroundings  
2   
a    state of affairs; combination of circumstances  
b    a complex or critical state of affairs in a novel, play, etc.  
3    social or financial status, position, or circumstances  
4    a position of employment; post  
  situational      adj  
Situation is often used in contexts in which it is redundant or imprecise. Typical examples are: the company is in a crisis situation or people in a job situation. In the first example, situation does not add to the meaning and should be omitted. In the second example, it would be clearer and more concise to substitute a phrase such as people at work  


situation comedy  
      n   (on television or radio) a comedy series involving the same characters in various day-to-day situations which are developed as separate stories for each episode,   (Also called)    sitcom  
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v.
to face a situation courageously
colloquial
n.
name given to the discomfort felt in the abdominal area in situations of stress or anxiety
also known as "butterflies in the stomach" sensation
v.
perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
"I just realised how important is that trip for you."
exp.
be negatively impacted by a situation, event.
E.g.: The building is being renovated, but for the moment people living there get the short end of the stick.
v.
add new material to or regularly update a blog ; write about an activity, event, situation, topic, etc. in a blog
It's about a fortnight since I last blogged / Her world tour is a great adventure, and the best thing is that you can tag along with her because she is blogging her trip in near-live time
exp.
expression used to describe an attempt to organize a difficult or unpredictable situation; trying to coordinate a group of people who tend to act chaotically
[Bus.] E.g: Some say that managing a team is herding cats.
exp.
be the most affected by a unpleasant situation; be considered the main responsible for a negative event
E.g.: If the deadline is not met, the production department will bear the brunt
n.
(in an auction, negotiation or other business competition) the situation in which the winning party has overrated the pursued object
[Bus.]
exp.
expression meaning that a situation is no longer certain or predictable and that anything can happen
originating from horse racing where "all bets are off" indicated that bets already made were null due to various unpredicted factors
exp.
face a specific situation; act in a certain way
E.g.: John went out of rehab a few days ago and he is determined to not go down that road again.
id.
to further a loss/slight with mockery or indignity; to worsen an unfavorable situation
Ex: She was told she was too old for the job and, to add insult to injury, she was suggested to think about retiring
id.
be more successful than others in a competitive situation or do things in advance in order to succeed in a competition.
That basketball team was ahead of the game that is why they won!
exp.
do something which puts you in a very difficult situation and limits the way that you can act
exp.
expression used for warning that, although something seems to be over, settled, new events that could change the situation may occur
syn.: "it ain't over till it's over"
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