go into politics

idiom

: to get a job that involves politics

Examples of go into politics in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And there’s been kind of evolutionary pressure as to people who go into politics: people who don’t want to put up with that kind of routine shy away from it now. David Remnick, The New Yorker, 6 Oct. 2023 Brown sold his stake in the team to go into politics, and Auerbach stayed to make the moves that flanked Bird with McHale and Parish. Marc Stein, New York Times, 3 Mar. 2021 Parents observing media coverage of the president’s illness may wonder why anyone would want their kids to go into politics. James Freeman, WSJ, 5 Oct. 2020 Shiv getting out of the family business to go into politics created a wedge between them. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 10 Apr. 2023 If successful CIOs are exceptionally proficient at developing the skills listed above, why don’t more of them go into politics? Mark Settle, Forbes, 23 Mar. 2023 Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman elected to Congress, inspired Ms. Lee to go into politics. Reid J. Epstein, New York Times, 21 Feb. 2023 There's been an influence to go into politics, but that's not for me. Dwain Hebda, Arkansas Online, 5 June 2022 Rivera wants to go into politics. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 15 June 2021

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“Go into politics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20into%20politics. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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