This state of affairs would not last more than a few months.
This state of affairs will change, with effect from now.
My question then: what is the true state of affairs?
The state of affairs in general seemed to him quite wrong.
It is, then, a very serious state of affairs we are talking about.
That is a state of affairs we must do something about.
We need to act together on this state of affairs.
There is no reason why such a state of affairs should continue.
I think that is a very poor state of affairs.
Can you tell us what the state of affairs is?
This state of things, however, did not last long enough to give us time to think about it.
Was it possible ever to know the true state of things?
The state of things in the North was very bad.
But this state of things was before long to come to an end.
But this state of things will not last for ever.
From the state of things here, I don't think you will be coming back.
"We really need to do something about the state of things here."
So you have the state of things on Friday night.
The painting is close to the true state of things.
It could make no difference to the real state of things.