leave hanging in the air

leave hanging in the air
leave undecided or unsettled

Whether or not they will be leaving next year was left hanging in the air at the end of the meeting.


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  • leave\ hanging\ in\ the\ air — • leave hanging • leave hanging in the air v. phr. To leave undecided or unsettled. Because the committee could not decide on a time and place, the matter of the spring dance was left hanging. Ted s mother didn t know what to do about the broken… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • leave\ hanging — • leave hanging • leave hanging in the air v. phr. To leave undecided or unsettled. Because the committee could not decide on a time and place, the matter of the spring dance was left hanging. Ted s mother didn t know what to do about the broken… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • leave hanging — or[leave hanging in the air] {v. phr.} To leave undecided or unsettled. * /Because the committee could not decide on a time and place, the matter of the spring dance was left hanging./ * /Ted s mother didn t know what to do about the broken… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • leave hanging — or[leave hanging in the air] {v. phr.} To leave undecided or unsettled. * /Because the committee could not decide on a time and place, the matter of the spring dance was left hanging./ * /Ted s mother didn t know what to do about the broken… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • leave hanging — leave undecided or unsettled Whether or not they will be leaving next year was left hanging in the air at the end of the meeting …   Idioms and examples

  • leave hanging — leave (something) hanging to delay making a decision about something. We don t know if we can buy the house yet because the bank left our loan application hanging. Related vocabulary: up in the air …   New idioms dictionary

  • air — See: BUILD CASTLES IN THE AIR, CLEAR THE AIR, GIVE ONESELF AIRS, GET THE AIR at GET THE BOUNCE(1), GIVE THE AIR at GIVE THE BOUNCE(1), IN THE AIR, INTO THIN AIR, LEAVE HANGING or LEAVE HANGING IN THE AIR, ON THE AIR, OUT OF THIN AIR, UP IN THE… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • air — See: BUILD CASTLES IN THE AIR, CLEAR THE AIR, GIVE ONESELF AIRS, GET THE AIR at GET THE BOUNCE(1), GIVE THE AIR at GIVE THE BOUNCE(1), IN THE AIR, INTO THIN AIR, LEAVE HANGING or LEAVE HANGING IN THE AIR, ON THE AIR, OUT OF THIN AIR, UP IN THE… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • air — See: build castles in the air, clear the air, give oneself airs, get the air or get the bounce(1), give the air or give the bounce(1), in the air, into thin air, leave hanging or leave hanging in the air, on the air, out of thin air, up in the… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • up in the air — {adj.} or {adv. phr.} 1. {informal} In great anger or excitement. * /My father went straight up in the air when he heard I damaged the car./ * /The Jones family are all up in the air because they are taking a trip around the world./ Compare: HIT… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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