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Limbo

Informal; a proposed business deal or anything else in which the outcome is uncertain. For example, if two companies are discussing a merger and are in general agreement, but there are disagreements over the terms, the merger may be said to be in limbo.
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Nationalism, however, behaves as though the Agreement puts Northern Ireland into some form of constitutional limbo land and that further constitutional change is inevitable.
We still don't know why the Beeb's London big-wigs shunted this wonderful series to the limbo land of BBC2.
Louise, from Middleton in Greater Manchester, said: "We are living in limbo land.
Those opening 45 minutes reinforced the impression that the England left-back has been stuck in a limbo land between these two great London sides since the cosy chat in the Royal Park Hotel.
Dublin are in limbo land in mid-table and their league form has been very patchy, especially away from home where they have lost all three matches.
Christine Harvey, deputy secretary general of the Law Council of Australia, said: "This man is totally in limbo land because there's no extradition treaty, no applicable law.
In his previous life as Gordon, son of Betty Turpin, he is in limbo land because his mum hasn't forgiven him for forgetting to send her a present.
A senior Catholic cleric who wants 71-year-old Casey to be allowed home said last night: "Eamonn has been cast into limbo land by the bishops for sleeping with a woman.