on the air

idiom

variants or less commonly on air
of a radio or television station, program, etc.
: broadcasting or being broadcast
The interview will be on the air tomorrow.
an interview being shown on air

Examples of on the air in a Sentence

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“On the air.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20air. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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