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A group or organization weakened by internal dissensions will be unable to withstand external pressures.
- ‘Every politician knows that a house that is divided against itself cannot stand.’
- ‘It was Jesus, and much later Abraham Lincoln, that pointed out that a house divided cannot stand.’
- ‘A great man once said that a house divided cannot stand.’
- ‘Just the strains in the Anglican Communion Show that a house divided cannot stand.’
- ‘‘The church of Jesus Christ has been divided and a house divided cannot stand.’’
- ‘In Arizona, the party of Lincoln should heed Lincoln's advice: ‘… a house divided cannot stand.’’
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.