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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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The producers, who are passionate fans of the original, needed to tackle two crucial questions to bring the revival to life: What about "The Twilight Zone" works in 2019 -- and what most needed to be reworked?
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