up in the air

up in the air
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  • 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

  • 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

  • go up in the air — {v. phr.} To become angry; lose one s temper. * /Herb is so irritable these days that he goes up in the air for no reason at all./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go up in the air — {v. phr.} To become angry; lose one s temper. * /Herb is so irritable these days that he goes up in the air for no reason at all./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the air — {adv. phr.} 1. In everyone s thoughts. * /Christmas was in the air for weeks before./ * /The war filled people s thoughts every day; it was in the air./ Compare: IN THE WIND. 2. Meeting the bodily senses; surrounding you so as to be smelled or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the air — {adv. phr.} 1. In everyone s thoughts. * /Christmas was in the air for weeks before./ * /The war filled people s thoughts every day; it was in the air./ Compare: IN THE WIND. 2. Meeting the bodily senses; surrounding you so as to be smelled or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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