Idiom:  in the air

Definition

Idiom:  in the air

  • everywhere; able to be noticed or felt.
  • everyone has a similar feeling
  • about to happen


Example sentences

  • Spring is in the air, the birds are chirping and the trees are blooming.
  • I hate Valentines Day! Love is in the air and it makes me feel even more lonely than usual.
  • The tension in the air was so noticeable that I knew my managers had been fighting.
  • The temperature suddenly dropped. I think a storm is in the air.
  • I think there's something in the air in my office. Everybody's getting pregnant.
  • The excitement of seeing friends again is in the air on the first day of school.
  • When my boss called me and asked me to come to his office there was strange, dark feeling in the air and all my colleagues looked away as I walked by.
  • There was such a happy feeling in the air at my sister's wedding even though it was pouring down raining.
  • I tried to crack a joke because there was so much tension in the air but no one laughed and everyone was really quiet.
  • At graduation, there is a wonderful feeling of hope in the air and I only wish my father could have been there to celebrate it with me.


Synonyms

  • all around
  • on the horizon


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