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How to use status quo in a sentence
It will soon prove too expensive to maintain the status quo.Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration|by Abrahm Lustgarten, photography by Meridith Kohut|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
Many of the people that seemed to have been drawn to it, at least in my world, for whatever reason couldn’t fit into the status quo.Momofuku’s David Chang on the big changes the restaurant industry needs to make to survive|Beth Kowitt|September 14, 2020|Fortune
Ronald Reagan, the original Republican disrupter of the political status quo, was good at talking to these voters.
In the 1980s, companies and investors around the world mobilized to deny apartheid South Africa the economic lifeline it needed to maintain its status quo of racial oppression.To fight systemic racism, the investment industry needs to look at its whiteness first|jakemeth|September 10, 2020|Fortune
If the status quo prevails, San Diego Community Power will use the grid infrastructure of SDG&E, whose corporate owner, Sempra Energy, is committed to international investments in liquid natural gas.The Franchise Agreement Ending Offers San Diego a Chance for a Fresh Start|Amanda Moser and Shauna McKenna|September 8, 2020|Voice of San Diego
When the problem is already political, when the intolerable situation is the status quo?Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Defenders of the status quo claim the old rules protect consumers.Why Do ‘Progressives’ Want to Ban Uber and AirBnB?|Adam Thierer, Christopher Koopman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But when she called back, Brinsley was determined to tall her about his minted screenwriter status.
Nothing,” Klein notes, “was more threatening to the education status quo in New York City than our charter school initiative.
In a country where talk is “cheap” and opinions are “a dime a dozen,” we give the facts special privileges and special status.
Nos duo Societate tuguriolum habemus ligneum, in quo vix posit mens commouere nos possumus.
Quo modo, quibusve auxiliis aut successu, Societas missionem ill in regione consecuta sit.
"I quite admit that; but you've always received a quid pro quo," the general snapped.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
As the actions of slander and libel have been described, only two others require notice, mandamus and quo warranto.
And his status is determined rather by his relation to the family than by his relation to the service.
British Dictionary definitions for status quo
Word Origin for status quo
Cultural definitions for status quo
The existing order of things; present customs, practices, and power relations: “People with money are often content with the status quo.” From Latin, meaning “the state in which.”
Other Idioms and Phrases with status quo
The existing condition or state of affairs, as in We don't want to admit more singers to the chorus; we like the status quo. This term, Latin for “state in which,” has been used in English since the early 1800s.