Limbo

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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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Since In Limbo was first released at The Nothern Light Cinema, Wirksworth, Derbyshire in October 2015, the film has been successfully accepted into competition at 12 film festivals around the world, and in the process as won Best Short Film at two festivals, Best Audience award at one festival and Best Actor at another.
In limbo in Egypt, Palestinians lack formal UNHCR protection and are not assisted adequately by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency.
However, instead of simply repeating the traditional view that such people are consigned to hell or the more recent medieval belief that God provides them with an eternal state of natural happiness in limbo, the Catechism of the Catholic Church indicated that unbaptized infants and young children are entrusted to "the great mercy of God who desires that all men [sic] should be saved." Indeed, the catechism assured us, we have reason "to hope that there is a way of salvation for children who have died without baptism."
"But it looks like a stalemate now, I am sort of in limbo
The performance of The Baby, at Queen's Hall Arts Centre, has been adapted by Claire MacDonald from his short story In Limbo. Set in Felling, the story of In Limbo is based on his own childhood memories of growing up on Tyneside.
Requests for Proposals to build permanent 500 units of housing for the homeless in New York City have been answered by more than 200 developers, however, the more than $100 million designated is in limbo because of a squabble between the Mayor's Office and the City Council.
THE Pope has decided to keep the state of limbo in limbo a little longer.
"Where was Christ's body while his soul was in limbo?" Answer: While his soul was in limbo, Christ's body was in the holy sepulchre."