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twilight zone

An ambiguous area between the boundaries of two concepts, conditions, etc.; a gray area. The phrase originated before it became the title of the popular television show. Unfortunately, his citizenship status is in the twilight zone now that the courts are reviewing the legality of the immigration restrictions. Jeff and I somehow ended up holding hands at the movie last night, and now we're in this weird twilight zone between friendship and dating.
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twilight years

Fig. the last years before death. In his twilight years, he became more mellow and stopped yelling at people.
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Located in Anaheim, California, and Huntington, New York, Twilight Now, LLC will be doing business as STI.
Unfortunately, not all the comments raised against the Twilight saga are discussed and she fails to acknowledge that part of the issue might arise not from contrasting the Cullens with other real vampires, but rather from the construction of Edward as a vampire, and the conservative ideology and values the narrative reinforces, which are based on Stephenie Meyer's own Mormon beliefs.
But the winner had a fitness edge that day - Candy had warned the betting public his man would strip fitter for the comeback - and Twilight Son is now 5lb better off.
Meyer will work with a group of female panellists including actresses Kate Winslet, Octavia Spencer and Modern Family's Julia Bowen, Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke, producer Cathy Schulman and Frozen director Jennifer Lee.
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He considers civil twilight to be a signal for bigger fish to binge, but thinks activity levels are always higher during the hour that surrounds each sunrise and sunset.
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I know this is literally the last Twilight premiere we'll ever attend.
Twi-hards will be able to vamp it up and enjoy the whole Twilight story ending with the special midnight preview.
For one day only, on November 15, fans will be able to see the entire saga on the big screen, starting their day with Twilight, and working through the series to The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, as the clock strikes midnight.
The home entertainment release plans surrounding THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN Part 1 continue the franchise's pattern of building community among fans by once again holding midnight opening weekend launch events at retailers including Target and Walmart.
To celebrate the much anticipated Twilight sequel Breaking Dawn Part 1 coming to the big screen on Thursday November 17, we're teaming up with AMC Cinema at Broadway Plaza to give away a Twilight 'Midnight at the Movies' for four.
We've all heard or read how mysterious twilight is supposed to be.
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