which way the wind is blowing

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Definition of which way the wind is blowing

: what opinions are popular at a given time Her political opinions depend on which way the wind is blowing.

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“Which way the wind is blowing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/which%20way%20the%20wind%20is%20blowing. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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