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synonyms for Mexican standoff

  • collision
  • cross-purposes
  • dead heat
  • deadlock
  • even money
  • showdown
  • standoff
  • wash
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How to use Mexican standoff in a sentence

At last there appeared some probability of their accomplishing this, after a most curious and truly Mexican fashion.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
But the Mexican caballeros had no notion of coming up to the scratch a third time.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The Mexican artillery soon laid a part of the fort in ruins.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
I only saw the glitter of a bayonet which a Mexican thrust into his shoulder, at the very moment he was helping me up.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Meanwhile, Matt, paying no heed to the other Mexican, had picked up the little girl and was carrying her toward the gate.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Clip still had the club he had taken from the Mexican's companion, and he squared away threateningly.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
They are very handsome, I suppose, those Mexican women; very picturesque, with their black eyes and their lace scarfs.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
A vision—a transcendently seductive vision of a Mexican girl arose before her.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
It was twenty minutes after two when the boys wheeled through the little Mexican settlement.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
The Mexican immediately pulled off his ragged slouch-hat and his tattered coat.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO MEXICAN STANDOFF

  • Mexican standoff
  • blanket finish
  • draw
  • even money
  • neck-and-neck race
  • photo finish
  • six of one and half a dozen of the other
  • standoff
  • tie
  • tie game
  • wash
  • without a difference
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