Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Standoff"

The meaning of "Standoff" in various phrases and sentences

Q: Standoff - Threat of military standoff with China looms ne anlama geliyor?
A: It means a deadlock between two equally matched opponents in a dispute or conflict.
Q: standoff ne anlama geliyor?
A: A standoff is when different people or groups prepare to fight each other, but no one has made the first move.
Q: standoff ne anlama geliyor?
A: Iran was enriching uranium, which would give them the ability to build nuclear weapons. Obama wanted them to stop working toward developing these weapons and put in place international sanctions against Iran. Iran said that, because of the sanctions, they would continue to develop weapons. Obama said, that because Iran was developing weapons, the sanctions would continue. Neither side could get the other side to change anything. It was a standoff. They just kept threatening each other without accomplishing anything. The peaceful settlement was a treaty that was finally developed in which the sanctions were relaxed against Iran and Iran reduced their stockpile of enriched uranium. The standoff had ended with each side getting something they wanted.
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Q: have a standoff ne anlama geliyor?
A: I think it means people / groups are facing each other and there is tension, maybe a fight will happen (can be a metaphor)

Example sentences using "Standoff"

Q: standoff ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: "My two cats are having a standoff to see who will attack first."
"That girl in the corner seems a bit standoffish. She hasn't talked to anyone here."
"They're just staring at each other. I think they're having a standoff."
Q: "standoff" ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: There's now a standoff between management and labour
the two teams played to a standoff (meaning tie)

Synonyms of "Standoff" and their differences

Q: standoff ve deadlock ve stalemate arasındaki fark nedir?
A: In my opinion as a native speaker (I may be wrong), these words mean the same and can be used interchangeably in any sentence, though the verbiage may slightly change.

- The bounty hunter found the criminal but could not capture him without more help, and yet the criminal could not get away as long as the bounty hunter was there.

The two of them were in a standoff until backup arrived.

The two of them were deadlocked until backup arrived.

The two of them had reached a stalemate until backup arrived.

Translations of "Standoff"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? one of the triggers for the us-china standoff is american job losses to china
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Other questions about "Standoff"

Q: What does "standoff" mean in the following context?

That “encounter gone wrong” was the only date I went on while my husband and I had a 14-month separation nearly a decade into our marriage. My husband had moved out of our apartment to live in his work space. A lonely standoff followed, during which I cried myself to sleep and consulted divorce lawyers.
A: use this example: during the Cold War, there was a political standoff between America and Russia.

It means like "tension / conflict"
Q: standoff

Do the words mean the same thing and interchangeable? Thanks!
A: they do mean similar things yes. :)
Q: What exactly does engage in a standoff mean in the context below?
Could you possibly rephrase it?
A: Here, the standoff refers to the boxing match, but it doesn't have to be a boxing match specifically. A standoff is usually just a fight or another situation where two opponents will be standing in front of each other (hence the name), ready to fight if necessary
Q: What do " joint" and "standoff detection" mean in this phrase?:

"Joint biological standoff detection system"
A: I'm not 100% sure, but this is what I think. Also, I think that "standoff" relates more to "biological" than "detection":

Joint - a collaboration of many different people/divisions/countries

"Biological standoff" - when biological warfare is occurring.

So, I think it means "A system developed by multiple teams of people that detects when there is biological warfare."

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