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Autor:  Dale/CR
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  17/JUN/2008 12:52 PM
Assunto:  the jury is still out ...
Mensagem:  At the end of a trial, the case is given to the jury to decide.  While the jury is reaching a decision, it is said "the jury is out".  We use the expression to mean "people are still forming opinions, there has been no common agreement, a final decision has not yet been reached, the matter is still being discussed, etc." 

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the jury is still out ...  –  Jazz  17/JUN/2008, 12:44 PM
 the jury is still out ...  –  Dale/CR  17/JUN/2008, 12:52 PM
the jury is still out ...  –  Jazz  17/JUN/2008, 12:58 PM
the jury is still out ...  –  Dale/CR  17/JUN/2008, 2:44 PM
;)  –  Jazz  17/JUN/2008, 6:28 PM

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