WORD – 42


Status Quo .


Status Quo means the present situation/condition or the existing state of affairs.


Examples .

  • The economic status quo of this country is quite stable right now.
  • Because people wanted to maintain the status quo, that’s why they voted for the same party for a number of years.
  • People don’t like to challenge the status quo because they are afraid of change.

WHEN & HOW to use this word.

When you are talking about the present situation/condition or the existing state of affairs


Examples .

  • What is the status quo?
  • People are absolutely loving the new CEO; at least this is the status quo right now.
  • Please keep me updated on the status quo.
  • Even though the company will be acquired, it will not impact the operational status quo of this department.