the jury is out


used to say that something has not yet been decided or has not yet become clear
The jury is still out on whether the new company will succeed.

Examples of the jury is out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That’s all to say, the jury is out on how the decision-makers will eventually greet and implement AI. Chloe Berger, Fortune, 25 Mar. 2024 With trials of potential long-term benefits of these medications still ongoing, the jury is out on whether their potential benefit justifies the cost. Daniel Weiner, STAT, 8 Jan. 2024 Although the Invest in Kids Act required the state education board to create an annual report on the learning gains of students receiving scholarships, the jury is out on the program’s results. Sarah MacAraeg, Chicago Tribune, 11 June 2023 Overall, the jury is out; neither balanced literacy nor the science of reading have large-scale records of big increases in reading success. Alan J. Borsuk, Journal Sentinel, 8 May 2023 Billie Eilish sure isn’t a bad guy, but the jury is out on a man who climbed the KTLA tower in Los Angeles, with an attention-seeking sign. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 26 Apr. 2023

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“The jury is out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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