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English definition of “be/hang in the balance”

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be/hang in the balance

If something hangs in the balance, nobody knows if it will continue to exist in the future or what will happen to it: After a bad year, Judd's career hung in the balance.UncertaintyHesitatingAchievable
Translations of “be/hang in the balance”
in Russian висеть на волоске…
in Turkish ortada kalmak, arada kalmak, ne yapacağını bilememek…
in Polish ważyć się…
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