a week is a long time in politics

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In politics, a lot of change can happen in a short space of time.

Etymology:

  • Usually attributed to British Prime Minister Harold Wilson in the mid-1960s. Also used by Australian PM Gough Whitlam in the 1970s.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

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الأسبوع هو وقت طويل في السياسة

una semana es mucho tiempo en política

une semaine, c'est long en politique

uma semana é muito tempo na política

ஒரு வாரம் அரசியலில் நீண்ட நேரம்

ఒక వారం రాజకీయాల్లో చాలా కాలం

siyasette bir hafta çok uzun

سیاست میں ایک ہفتہ ایک لمبا عرصہ ہوتا ہے

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