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Used to describe strategic military encirclements in historical or current events. SlideThe documentary highlighted the siege of Leningrad during World War II.
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Indicates a scenario with a high level of intensity and struggle. SlideFierce resistance prolonged the siege beyond what was expected.
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Can be used metaphorically for situations that feel like being trapped or surrounded. SlideThe media's relentless questions felt like a siege to the politician.