off (the) air

off (the) air
off (the) air phrase
no longer broadcasting on radio or television

After just three episodes the series was taken off the air.

Wait till we’re off air

(=have stopped being broadcast)

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Thesaurus: relating to television or radiohyponym well-known television and radio programmes and charactershyponym
Main entry: air

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ˌon/ˌoff (the) ˈair idiom
broadcasting or not broadcasting on television or radio

We will be back on air tomorrow morning at 7.

The programme was taken off the air over the summer.

Main entry:airidiom

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