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English definition of “up in the air”

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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.
Translations of “up in the air”
in Chinese (Traditional) 懸而未決…
in Chinese (Simplified) 悬而未决…
(Definition of up in the air from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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