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

The meaning of "Conflict" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa conflict of interest ?
A: It's usually used in business about when a person is involved in two different areas that would mean you couldn't be sure if they would work their hardest in both areas.

Say I work as a manager for two football teams. Those two teams play against each other. I would have to declare a conflict of interest, because how can I truly do my best work to help one team win, when I am also supposed to be working to help the other team win

Someone has insured a building against fires. If it burns down, they will get money paid to them by the insurance company. They are a firefighter. When they get called to extinguish the fire, there might be a conflict of interest. Although their job would require them to put the fire out, if the fire does not get extinguished, they get insurance money
Q: O que significa racial conflicts?
A: Race refers to a person's physical characteristics, such as bone structure and skin, hair, or eye color. Ethnicity, however, refers to cultural factors, including nationality, regional culture, ancestry, and language.
Q: O que significa open conflict ?
A: Oh! In that situation it just means they are against him.
Q: O que significa they were precipitated into a conflict for which they were quite unprepared.?
A: precipitate: to cause an event to happen sooner than expected. Basically, they were not prepared for a conflict because it happened sooner than expected.
Q: O que significa Eternal conflict?
A: External conflict is a struggle that takes place between the main character and some outside force. Therefore, it is outside the body of the protagonist. Usually, it occurs when the protagonist struggles against the antagonist, a character that opposes the protagonist in the main body of the story. Other types of external conflict could also arise due to some other factors such as the forces of nature, and society in which the protagonist lives.

There are different types of external conflict found in stories. The most common are:

Character vs. Character
This type of conflict occurs when a character struggles against other characters in the story, for instance in the Harry Potter series. Harry engages in a battle against Lord Voldemort.

Character vs. Society
This external conflict occurs when the main character stands up to support his beliefs and struggles against the social forces, for instance Sophocles’ “Antigone.”

Character vs. Nature
In this type of external conflict, the protagonist struggles against the forces of nature, or an external environment. For instance, in the short story To Build a Fire, Jack London tells a story of an anonymous narrator and his dog, traveling through the wilderness of Yukon Trail.

Some examples of external conflicts:

The kids vs IT in Stephen King’s It

Someone not getting along with a rude co-worker

A person who needs medical treatment having to fight the insurance company to pay for that treatment.

Example sentences using "Conflict"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com come into conflict.
A: I came into conflict with Tiffany when she found out that I had started that rumor about her.

I'm sorry, but I just can't support your plan—it comes into conflict with my religious beliefs.

Unfortunately, their goals for the project came into conflict.

Bill and Bob came into conflict over almost everything.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com conflict.
A: thank you!
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com conflict.
A: There was a bitter conflict between his mother and his wife.

Those countries are in conflict right now.

I can't handle the case because I have a conflict of interest.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com conflict .
A: The different tribes sometimes makes conflict when we have negative mind sets.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com conflict.
A: 1. Sometimes, my interests conflict with my friends' interests.
2. There was a long history of conflict between the teacher and that student.
3. There are times when conflict is unavoidable.
4. Right now, in that country, there is conflict between the government and its citizens.

Synonyms of "Conflict" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre conflict e Confliction ?
A: "Conflict" is the action of being incompatible with something, or having a disagreement, etc: "The two choices conflict with each other"

"Confliction" is the *state* of being in conflict. "The two choices are in confliction"

"Confliction" is almost never actually used nowadays, though, in my experience. In modern English, the term "conflict" is actually usually used both for the action and for the state, so it would be more natural to say "The two choices are in conflict" instead.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre conflict e contradict ?
A: Conflict can be a noun or verb, the pronunciation is different depending. The verb "conflict" is more general and can mean something similar to "contradict". It applies to many situations, it would be hard to name them all. "contradict" usually relates to logic and words. To contradict something is to "go against" it or create a logical mismatch with it.

"Shy people tend to dislike conflict."

"That meeting conflicts with my lunch hour."

"His ideas conflict with mine."

"That statement contradicts what you previously said."

Q: Qual é a diferença entre conflict e clash ?
A: @18310620026 hey!

conflict refers to a problem/disagreement & clash refers to two ideas/things going against each other, so they’re essentially the same.


the two men were in conflict with each other. (it means they had problems with each other)

our ideas for the school project clashed. (it means that we couldn’t agree on an idea for the project because our ideas were all opposites of each other or different).
Q: Qual é a diferença entre to end a conflict e to resolve the conflict ?
A: To end a conflict = to put a stop to it; to finish it; to quit it.

To resolve a conflict = to reach a mutual agreement that everyone involved feels is fair and right.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre We are trying to clarify who was responsible for the conflict. e We are trying to identify who was responsible for the conflict. ?
A: Identify means to establish or indicate who or what (someone or something) is.
Clarify means to make (a statement or situation) less confusing.
So identify in this sentence would mean to figure out who is responsible. To clarify would mean knowing who it could be but we need to make sure of it.

Translations of "Conflict"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 난 내 감정기복을 해소하는 방법을 알았으면 한다.

I wish I knew how to resolve my emotional conflict.

I wish I knew how to control my emotions (between love and friendship.)

are these correct?
A: Yes they are both correct.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? I am learning " conflict ", and I wonder which sentence is common to use in daily life.
1. My party is in conflicted with your trip.
2. My party is conflicting with your trip.
A: There are two meanings these sentences could take:

a. The party (an event) is at the same time as the trip and their schedules are overlapping.

b. The party (a group of people) is worried about, or cannot decide if they want to go on the trip.

I'd assume that the case is a, but either way here would be the most common ways to say this using 'conflict':

case a) "My party is conflicting with your trip." or "My party's schedule has a conflict with your trip."

case b) "My party is in conflict about your trip." or "My party is conflicted about your trip."
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? conflict of interests
A: I think
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? conflict
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Other questions about "Conflict"

Q: I want to avoid some conflicts when I will talk with Englishes.

First: Let's go to the beach
Second: You are a bitch

is pronunciation right? soa natural?
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Q: When there is conflict between generation, people put their generation's interests ahead of those of others, ending up advancing interests from a group which holds a great power and influence. soa natural?
A: When there is conflict between generations, the generation that holds the greater power and influence will focus on their own goals and agenda first.
Q: Those two are always in conflict about something or another. soa natural?
A: That sounds good, but I would say - "Those two are always in a fight about one thing or another"
Q: A conflict has broken out in South Sudan recently. soa natural?
A: It may sound like we say "conflicts" but we are really saying "a conflict has". ('s) can only be used for 2 things:

1. Possession: "Mary's book was stolen"
2: Contraction of "it is": "It's hot outside, we should eat some ice-cream."

"A conflict has broken out in South Sudan recently."
Q: There is enormous conflict of concept between Lee and me. soa natural?
A: A more common phrase is "there is a conflict of interest" but that changes the meaning slightly. It means someone can't be impartial because there may be a clash in your beliefs/needs.

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