up in the air - idiom meaning?

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What is the meaning of "up in the air" idiom?

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Idiom Scenario 1:


A group of friends are talking about which movie they will watch.  Each person wants to watch a different movie.  The group cannot decide on which movie they are going to watch.  We could say that:
"The decision (about which movie they will watch) is up in the air"
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Idiom Definition:


"to be up in the air"
to be undecided about something or someone
to be uncertain about something or someone
 
Synonyms:
chancy, debatable, doubtful, iffy, pending, questionable, tentative, uncertain, undecided, undetermined, unfinished, unresolved, unsettled
 
 
This young woman is up in the air about a decision. - - - - ->  a young woman wearing a pink skirt and purple striped blouse is looking uncertain and shrugging her shoulders.



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Idiom Scenario 2:


Elizabeth is trying to decide which clothes she will wear to an important meeting.  She asks her friend for advice but Elizabeth still cannot decide.  We could say that:
"Elizabeth is up in the air (about which clothes to wear)"
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Idiom Usage:

This idiom is usually used to refer to decisions - as in Idiom Scenario 1.
It is possible to use this idiom to refer to a person's feeling of not being decided or not being sure of an outcome - as in Idiom Scenario 2.
 
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Gerund Form of the Idiom:

Being up in the air can give a person a sense of unease due to indecision.
 
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Idiom Conjugations:

 
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