leave someone dangling


leave someone dangling
keep/leave/someone dangling informal phrase
to not tell someone what is going to happen or when it will happen

You can’t just leave him dangling while you decide.

Thesaurus: to stop talking, or to not say anythingsynonym
Main entry: dangle

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leave someone dangling (also keep someone dangling)
informal : to force someone to be in an uncertain position or to wait for a decision

We were kept dangling for weeks while the bank reviewed our loan application.

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Main Entry:dangle

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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