up in the air up in the air

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) very uncertain
  2. (adj) not yet determined

Usage(s):

  1. Actually, a great deal is up in the air between the two nations, which have had no official relations since the hostage crisis.
  2. Long-term funding for the scholarships, for instance, is still up in the air.
  3. The Moffat Tunnel is up in the air to the extent of 9,000 feet above sea level; but it is still 4,000 feet below the summit of James Peak.

News

  • Parker to have MRI on sore hamstring

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker is scheduled to have an MRI on a tight hamstring on Wednesday, leaving his availability for Game 4 of the NBA Finals very much up in the air.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

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