be in the balance


be in the balance
be/hang in the balance if something hangs in the balance, no one knows whether it will continue to exist in the future or what will happen to it.

Judd's career hung in the balance last night after his team lost their sixth successive game.

The financial situation is by no means resolved and the club's future is still very much in the balance.


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