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false position

Definition of false position in English:

A situation in which one is compelled to act in a manner inconsistent with one’s true nature or principles.
Example sentences
  • Has she been led into a false position by eager cynics who have sacrificed nothing and who would happily surrender unconditionally to the worst enemy that currently faces civilization?
  • It put them in a false position as they categorically denied the existence of any bonded labourers in those areas.
  • In any relationship there will be give and take, so you have to operate from a position of self awareness, or else you enter the give and take aspect from a false position and end up making decisions built on nonresistant values.
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