Wehr Wednesdays #90

A new word or phrase from the Hans Wehr dictionary, every Wednesday.

إبقاء الحالة على ما كانت عليه maintenance of the status quo

Root: ب-ق-ي

Page: 85*

Example: “يُريدونَ إبقاءَ الحالةِ عَلى ما كانَت عَلَيهِ وَيَخافونَ مِن زَعزَعَةِ الاِستِقرار”

Translation: “they want to maintain the status quo and are afraid of destabilisation”

You can now revise all of the Wehr Wednesday vocab so far on Quizlet here to stay on top of things!

* The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th Edition

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