Origin of affair
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And that this state of affairs is not just the way things are.
If State of Affairs succeeds, it could change the conversation around Heigl.
Frankly, I have never heard anyone else speak with such insight into Afghan affairs, post-US surge.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cooke writes, “In our conversations among the band she has revealed in a matter-of-fact way that she has had affairs with women.”
Instead, she advocates for a major shift away from a morally-driven condemnation of affairs.
If Martine was annoyed by Priscilla's refusal, poor Priscilla was deeply disturbed by the turn of affairs.Brenda's Ward|Helen Leah Reed
At the factory he flung himself into the affairs of the firm with a zeal that at times bordered on officiousness.Quin|Alice Hegan Rice
As long as Aguinaldo remained out, this state of affairs was sure to continue indefinitely, possibly for years to come.The American Occupation of the Philippines 1898-1912|James H. Blount
But the sense of humour often fails where one's own affairs are concerned.The Golden Silence|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
We go about even the most delightful of our affairs in a sadly hum-drum way.In Pastures Green|Peter McArthur