enter politics

idiom

: to get a job that involves politics

Examples of enter politics in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web President Kennedy’s address to the gathering inspired him to enter politics, Mr. McCloskey said. Robert D. McFadden, New York Times, 8 May 2024 That same ballot measure prompted Sen. Alex Padilla, a Los Angeles Democrat, to give up his career as an engineer, fresh out of MIT, to enter politics. Noah Bierman, Los Angeles Times, 27 Mar. 2024 Former Dodgers are surprised Steve Garvey took so long to enter politics. Ryan Fonseca, Los Angeles Times, 5 Mar. 2024 O'Connor eventually returned to work as an assistant attorney general of Arizona and, in 1969, enter politics when she was chosen to serve out the term of a Republican state senator. Diane Herbst, Peoplemag, 1 Dec. 2023 This huge Brazilian union of steel workers and that became his platform to enter politics. Foreign Affairs, 24 Jan. 2016 But Nemtsov felt a kind of calling to enter politics. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 17 July 2023 His arrest was seen as a watershed moment for Putin’s regime, with the charges widely considered by his supporters and independent observers as retaliation for his efforts to enter politics and challenge Putin. Patrick Reevell, ABC News, 27 June 2023 In most American political films, men of the people enter politics, encounter a venal and corrupt establishment, and ultimately thwart it. The New Republic, 22 June 2023

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“Enter politics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enter%20politics. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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