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How to use limbo in a sentence
Having been at home in the months since then, my classmates and I have entered a period of extreme limbo.
Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto, one of the league’s young stars, tested positive for coronavirus hours before the team’s opening game on July 23, and his status for the season remains in limbo.The NFL season will be a disaster if it doesn’t change course|Adam Epstein|July 27, 2020|Quartz
When it comes to link building, receiving a nofollow backlink can be a bummer, as your rankings are left in a state of limbo.
The pandemic has left many migrants in limbo, unable to come into the United States and unable to make a living in Tijuana.Morning Report: Smart Streetlights Are Now Accessible Only to Police|Voice of San Diego|July 21, 2020|Voice of San Diego
For many years, Haitian migrants have been stuck in limbo in Tijuana.Border Report: Surviving in Tijuana Has Gotten Even Harder for Haitian Migrants|Maya Srikrishnan|July 20, 2020|Voice of San Diego
But she also recognizes that it places women who are told that they screened for HPV in a frustrating limbo.
Keeping him in limbo seems to be the preferred punishment for him in the eyes of the Iranian authorities.
The warring courts that left two men in legal limbo and ultimately resolved nothing?
The 26 cases the Center found moved into that legal limbo when the courts sent out letters.Law-Breaking Judges Took Cases That Could Make Them Even Richer|Reity O’Brien, Kytja Weir, Chris Young, Center for Public Integrity|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“This is a very difficult period right now—being in limbo,” he admits.How ‘Transcendence’ Director Wally Pfister Became Christopher Nolan’s Secret Weapon|Andrew Romano|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We're stationed out here in this limbo to watch Saturn and report any activity we see coming from there.Derelict|Alan Edward Nourse
The chamberlain, with an ineffable gesture, wafted the taxi-cab away into some limbo appointed for waiting vehicles.The Regent|E. Arnold Bennett
He took me up to my own room, and I heard him going out to wake Limbo to harness, and at last heard him driving away in our coach.Richard Carvel, Complete|Winston Churchill
Let the cult of that lusty Titan, the Limpet, sink awhile into the limbo of outworn idolatries.
One day there came a letter, and I learned that, in a commercial crash at home, my income and my expectations had gone to limbo.Grif|B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
British Dictionary definitions for limbo (1 of 2)
Word Origin for limbo
British Dictionary definitions for limbo (2 of 2)
Word Origin for limbo
Cultural definitions for limbo
In the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church regarding the afterlife, the condition of innocent persons who die without benefit of baptism; those in limbo do not suffer damnation, but they do not enjoy the presence of God. Limbo means “a bordering place.”
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Other Idioms and Phrases with limbo
see in limbo.