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Meaning: in an uncertain situation.
Example: Our plans for the future were left in limbo due to the pandemic. Read more ➺
Meaning: uninformed, a state of ignorance.
Example: 1. The family had been kept in the dark regarding their kin one's medical diagnosis. Read more ➺
Meaning: to not know something.
Meaning: to disregard or ignore.
Meaning: to treat somebody with coldness and contempt
Example: I fought with my wife, and she is now giving me the cold shoulder. Read more ➺
Meaning: a difficult, controversial, or obvious problem that no one wants to talk about or mention because the subject is problematic, uncomfortable, or awkward
Example: When Geoff arrived at the meeting yesterday, he had a huge black eye. He gave us no explanation, and nobody dared ask him about it. So we sat there for the whole morning with this elephant in the room. Read more ➺
Meaning: to treat something as if it isn't important
Example: You need to stop making light of this situation. You could be in serious trouble. Read more ➺
Meaning: going unnoticed, avoiding unnecessary attention
Example: They managed to stay under the radar for years, after stealing all that money from their friends. Read more ➺
Meaning: to not get affected by something that is not known
Example: The farmers were using these pesticides in their fields without even considering the harmful effects it has on the land. Ignorance is bliss. Read more ➺
Meaning: to keep a keen eye on enemies beyond what one might have on their friends
Example: As a politician you must keep your friends close and your enemies closer. Read more ➺