They consider Leno ambitious, ego-driven, but a respectable guy who was put in an untenable position.
But as the bodies mounted, Iranian officials started to realize their position was untenable.
The idea of suffering this nausea another day, let alone another 34 weeks, was untenable.
It took an intifada to convince Yitzhak Rabin that the occupation was untenable.
The cliché that the status quo is untenable took on ever more gravitas.
But this is a sentiment which—except in the mere matter of buying and selling—time will show to be untenable.
Calendar surrendered an untenable position as gracefully as could be wished.
It is hard to bring such men to see how untenable their own position is.
Without it, Pete's claim would be so vague as to be untenable.
He saw in a moment that she was right, and an untenable relief passed over him.