WORD OF THE DAY
An agreement between enemies or opponents to stop fighting, arguing, etc., for a certain period of time.
Temporary cessation of something unpleasant.
There’s been an uneasy truce between her and her parents for the past several months.
The fighting has given way to an uneasy truce between the two sides.
The US Vice-President, Mr Dick Cheney, has offered Mr Arafat a meeting with him if a truce held.
IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY
UP IN THE AIR
Undecided about someone or something.
Uncertain about someone or something.
Let’s leave this question up in the air until next week.
We have no idea which school she’ll be attending in September – everything is still up in the air.
I don’t know what Sally plans to do. Things were sort of up in the air the last time we talked.