"Angela Merkel's presidency unraveled all of sudden." would be correct, if she were President. But she's the Prime Minister. How can this sentence be corrected, using a neat, appropriate expression (not necessarily one word, if not available.)


"Angela Merkel's premiership unravelled all of sudden."

"Angela Merkel's premiership collapsed all of sudden."

"Angela Merkel lost her premiership suddenly."

"Angela Merkel lost her premiership suddenly, because..."

premiership noun 1 The office or position of a prime minister or other head of government. ‘candidates for the premiership’ - ODO

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  • Both single-l and double-l versions are in use. Have a look at the examples at ODO’s definition 1.1: the double-l form is used in the primary example, but the “more examples” button shows examples using the single-l form. – Lawrence Oct 31 '18 at 13:07
  • Good for you. :) – Lawrence Oct 31 '18 at 13:12

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