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Today's Idiom = "The Jury Is Out"






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The Jury Is Out ( it is still being decided ... )

"The Jury Is Out"



To say "the jury is [still] out" on something means that the final judgment has not yet been made. The information has been heard, something is under consideration, and we are waiting for a decision to be made. The analogy is to a court case after the two sides have made their arguments but before the jury has returned a verdict (final decision). It may also express that we are waiting to see what the results of something will be.

Example: "Its hard to say if what we did was the right thing. The jury is still out on it."





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