Uncertain; at a critical stage: his survival hung in the balance for days
More example sentences
- There is nothing in the article about that and again it is a legitimate criticism also to be put in the balance.
- He warned that the future of the unit now hung in the balance unless it got the go-ahead from the department.
- The warm weather of the last week has given way to colder conditions in the last two days putting the weekend prospects in the balance.