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I can look up in the air and see where the wind is gonna change direction.
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Meaning of "up in the air" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UP IN THE AIR

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WHAT DOES UP IN THE AIR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Up in the Air

Up in the Air may refer to: ▪ Up in the Air, a 2001 novel by Walter Kirn ▪ Up in the Air, an adaptation of the novel, starring George Clooney ▪ Up in the Air: Music from the Motion Picture, a soundtrack album from film ▪ Up in the Air, an American film directed by Howard Bretherton ▪ "Up in the Air", a 2013 song by 30 Seconds to Mars ▪ Up in the Air, a 1995 album by The Silly Pillows ▪ "Up in the Air", an episode of Eureka ▪ "Up in the Air", an episode of ChuckleVision...

Definition of up in the air in the English dictionary

The definition of up in the air in the dictionary is uncertain. Other definition of up in the air is agitated or excited.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UP IN THE AIR

up and down
up and running
up close and personal
up country
up for
up for grabs
up for it
up front
up hill and down dale
up in arms
up one´s alley
up one´s sleeve
up one´s street
up oneself
up the ante
up the boohai
up the creek
up the duff
up the pole
up the spout

WORDS THAT END LIKE UP IN THE AIR

a breath of fresh air
castle in the air
clear the air
compressed air
fresh air
give someone the air
hot air
in the air
into thin air
light air
lighter than air
off air
off the air
on the air
open air
out of thin air
sea air
take the air
walk on air
with one´s nose in the air

Synonyms and antonyms of up in the air in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «UP IN THE AIR»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «up in the air» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of up in the air

Translation of «up in the air» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UP IN THE AIR

Find out the translation of up in the air to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of up in the air from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «up in the air» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

在空中
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

en el aire
570 millions of speakers

English

up in the air
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हवा में ऊपर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

في الهواء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

в воздухе
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

no ar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বাতাসের মাঝে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dans l´air
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Di udara
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

in der Luft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

宙に浮いて
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

공기에
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Munggah ing udhara
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lên trong không khí
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காற்றுக்குள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हवेत उडू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

havada
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

in aria
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

w powietrzu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

в повітрі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

în aer
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επάνω στον αέρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

in die lug
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

upp i luften
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

opp i luften
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of up in the air

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UP IN THE AIR»

The term «up in the air» is very widely used and occupies the 6.381 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UP IN THE AIR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about up in the air

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10 QUOTES WITH «UP IN THE AIR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word up in the air.
1
Robert Bridges
Were I a cloud I'd gather My skirts up in the air, And fly well know whither, And rest I well know where.
2
Kimberly Caldwell
I juggle a lot of different balls and sometimes I don't know how I manage to keep them all up in the air, but I do!
3
Stephen Costello
When I first did 'Moby,' I didn't realize how taxing it would be. I was climbing fifty feet up in the air and climbing down. Literally, it's so busy, you feel you're on a ship. You're always moving; you're constantly adding clothes or taking them off, and there are many people on stage all the time!
4
Trevor Dunn
The bungle tour is a bit up in the air due to the fact this at we are getting screwed by our overseas label.
5
Red Grange
A professional player is smarter than a college man. He uses his noodle. He knows what to do and when to do it. He rarely goes up in the air as is the case with most of our college players when they get in a tight place.
6
Breaux Greer
I can look up in the air and see where the wind is gonna change direction.
7
Elisabeth Hasselbeck
There's always going to be a ball up in the air, and what I try to do is make sure that ball is never the kids. If that means sacrificing a social event or having fewer work commitments, it's worth it.
8
Cory Lidle
Ninety-nine percent of pilots that go up never have engine failure, and the 1 percent that do usually land it. But if you're up in the air and something goes wrong, you pull that parachute, and the whole plane goes down slowly.
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Cory Lidle
You can go up in the air and everything is gone. You know, you don't think about baseball. You don't think about anything. It's just something that takes you away from everyday life. I love being in a plane and looking down to see traffic on the freeway.
10
Jessye Norman
If you send up a weather vane or put your thumb up in the air every time you want to do something different, to find out what people are going to think about it, you're going to limit yourself. That's a very strange way to live.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UP IN THE AIR»

Discover the use of up in the air in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to up in the air and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Up in the Air
With sharp wit, and wisdom, Up in the Air combines brilliant social observation with an acute sense of the modern mind. It is a story for unsettled times.
Walter Kirn, 2010
2
Up in the Air: The Story of Bessie Coleman
When she was growing up in Waxahachie, Texas, in the early 1900s, young Bessie Coleman had to do without a lot of things.
Philip S. Hart, 2009
3
Up In the Air: How Airlines Can Improve Performance by ...
Up in the Air provides clear and realistic strategies for achieving a better, more equitable balance among the interests of customers, employees, and shareholders.
Greg J. Bamber, Jody Hoffer Gittell, Thomas A. Kochan, 2013
4
Grounded (Up in the Air #3)
Grounded, Book 3 in the Up In The Air Trilogy.
R. K. Lilley, 2013
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Up in the air: collected film scripts
Published for the first time, UP IN THE AIR is a collection of film scripts by one of Britain's most original and innovative film-makers.
Derek Jarman, Michael O'Pray, 1996
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Death in the Air: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Second Case
Be sure not to miss Eye of the Crow, The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His First Case. From the Hardcover edition.
Shane Peacock, 2009
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Theodore Mouse up in the air
Eager to see the world, Theodore Mouse makes a balloon from bed sheets and flies away on the wind.
Michaela Muntean, 1986
8
Up in the Air: The real story of life aboard the world's .
The real story of life aboard the world's most glamorous airline Betty Riegel. Up in the Air B ETTY RI E G E L VVz't/z Heather Bis/10p SIMON 8L SCHUSTER London ' New Ynrk - Sydney ~Toronto - New Delhi A CBS COMPANY Up in the Air ...
Betty Riegel, 2013
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Up in the Air
Ann Marie Meyers. would be so easy to pick the red wings. Or have them choose me. They are the closest and flapping the hardest. The blue wings still haven't moved. They seem patient and selfassured. Like Dad, even after the accident.
Ann Marie Meyers, 2013
10
Further up in the air
Month-long artists' residencies in Linosa Close at Sheil Park, during which artists inhabit one flat and make work in another. Culminating in a public viewing of the work over two days.
Will Self, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UP IN THE AIR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term up in the air is used in the context of the following news items.
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Plane's supersonic pass sent a whole beach flying up in the air
During a show in Pensacola, Florida, one of their planes got extremely close to the shore and its propulsion engines made everything fly up in the air. «AOL News, Jul 15»
2
Virgin: Up In The Air – review: too much spin, not enough turbulence
It's all good news: Virgin Atlantic: Up In The Air. ... That's very unlike the normally publicity-shy Branson, to turn up to be cheered by his staff while there are ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
To use this drone, just throw it in the air and start running
I went out to a park in New York City with the founders to see it in action. You chuck the Lily up in the air, and it flips and tumbles for a second, before suddenly ... «The Verge, May 15»
4
MH17 report finds jet was shot down by multiple 'high energy …
Crash investigators have said Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 broke up in the air over eastern Ukraine after it was struck by multiple 'high-energy objects from ... «Daily Mail, Sep 14»
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Lockheed F-35's International Debut Up in the Air
This month's U.K. aviation-show extravaganza is shaping up very differently for two new fighter planes at opposite ends of the price spectrum. For the Lockheed ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 14»
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North Myrtle Beach air traffic controller jobs still up in the air
Though Congress has approved a fix to end air traffic controller furloughs and flight delays, the future remains uncertain for many airport tower workers at smaller ... «WPDE, Apr 13»
7
Thirty Seconds To Mars - Up In The Air
Thirty Seconds To Mars performing "Up In The Air" the short film by Bartholomew Cubbins. WARNING: This video has been identified by Epilepsy Action to ... «YouTube, Apr 13»
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Prince William's search-and-rescue role is up in the air
The Duke of Cambridge will decide within weeks whether he will stay on as a Sea King pilot, royal sources said yesterday, as the Government confirmed plans ... «The Times, Mar 13»
9
New Song: Thirty Seconds To Mars, 'Up In The Air'
Up In The Air” was so epic, so grandiose that it couldn't just get a regular, Earth-bound release. Which is why Thirty Seconds To Mars first released it via an ... «Buzzworthy, Mar 13»
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Thirty Seconds To Mars To Launch New Single … Into Outer Space
Yes, on Friday (March 1), Mars will send “Up In The Air” — the first single off their upcoming album — into the stratosphere, placing it aboard a SpaceX rocket ... «MTV.com, Feb 13»

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