Meaning of “up in the air” in the English Dictionary

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"up in the air" in British English

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up in the air

If a matter is up in the air, it is uncertain, often because other matters have to be decided first:

The whole future of the project is still up in the air.

(Definition of “up in the air” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"up in the air" in American English

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up in the air

uncertain and with an unknown result:

The whole future of the project is still up in the air.

(Definition of “up in the air” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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