enter (into) the equation

idiom

: to become something that must be considered or dealt with
Money didn't enter the equation when he offered to help.

Examples of enter (into) the equation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Trump is ahead of President Joe Biden in the RealClearPolitics polling average nationally, a lead that nearly doubles when third-party candidates enter into the equation. W. James Antle Iii, Washington Examiner - Political News and Conservative Analysis About Congress, the President, and the Federal Government, 1 Feb. 2024 That’s where marketing and sales enter the equation. Kathy Floam-Greenspan, Forbes, 16 Feb. 2024 But with the town of Davis at just 3,520 feet, Timberline Mountain maxing out at 4,268 feet, and Canaan Valley Resort just a touch higher at 4,280 feet at its summit, altitude sickness doesn't enter the equation for most visitors here. Terry Ward, Travel + Leisure, 9 Feb. 2024 An array of factors such as wind, rain, previous snowpack and temperatures can all enter into the equation of what causes a mass of snow to slide down a mountain. Calmatters, The Mercury News, 12 Jan. 2024 When did Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman enter into the equation? Brian Davids, The Hollywood Reporter, 18 Mar. 2023 Eovaldi and Garrett Whitlock are back, Rich Hill and Michael Wacha aren’t far away, James Paxton could enter the equation at some point, and Trevor Story’s transformative defense could re-enter the equation soon. Alex Speier, BostonGlobe.com, 29 July 2022 With so many consecutive games against the same opponent, that element figures to enter the equation during this most unique of regular seasons. Ira Winderman, sun-sentinel.com, 21 Dec. 2020 There is infinite room for nostalgia to enter the equation from the U.S. thinking of El Salvador. Javier Zamora, Los Angeles Times, 10 July 2023

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“Enter (into) the equation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enter%20%28into%29%20the%20equation. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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