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holding pattern

  • n  a state of inaction with no progress and no change
  • n  the flight path (usually circular) maintained by an aircraft that is awaiting permission to land
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  • Republic Airways Is Stuck in a Holding Pattern
    Republic Airways stock has been stuck in a holding pattern due to the slow pace of sale negotiations for its Frontier subsidiary. However, shareholders should be happy that the core business looks healthy.        
    June 14, 2013 - The Motley Fool
  • Bulpett On Adam Jones Show: Rivers Looking At Other Jobs Around NBA
    The Boston Herald's Steve Bulpett joined 98.5 The Sports Hub's The Adam Jones Show on Thursday night, and said right now the Celtics and head coach Doc Rivers are in a bit of a holding pattern when it comes to his future with the team.
    June 14, 2013 - CBS Boston
  • ‘Crystal Fairy’ Poster Debut: Michael Cera Treasures His Psychoactive Cactus
    The weirdest double-feature at Sundance this year was the pair of films from Sebastián Silva and Michael Cera. While in a holding pattern waiting to shoot one film, Magic Magic (see a trailer for that movie here) they improvised a second film, Crystal Fairy & The Magical Cactus. IFC picked up Crystal Fairy during the fest, [...]
    June 13, 2013 - /Film

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