in the offing
- Likely to happen or appear soon: there are several initiatives in the offingMore example sentences
- Now, with Berry's inquiry in the offing, it is likely to resonate with a much wider audience.
- We could not approach industry for substantive new funding with the minister's initiative in the offing.
- Now there appears to be a savage credit crunch in the offing, and nobody seems to even notice.
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