Idiom:  on the air

Definition

idiom:  on the air  

  • broadcasting on the television or radio
  • a live broadcast


Example sentences

  • There are several Spanish television programs on the air on AM radio.
  • 5-4-3-2... and we are LIVE! on the air at station WMZQ San Antonia.
  • Everyone take your places—we'll be on the air in just three minutes.
  • There aren't any really good shows on the air anymore. Luckily, we still have a way to watch shows from the good old days.
  • The FCC is very strict about profanity and nudity on the air so there's now a delay of several seconds during any live broadcast so they can censor anything that's objectionable.
  • My boyfriend said he had to work last night so you can imagine how shocked I was to see him on the air when they panned the audience during the Lakers game.
  • This award-winning show has been on the air for almost 25 years.
  • There are so many annoying commercials on the air during rush hour that now I only listen to CDs while driving to work in my car.
  • Many people think that Donnie Simpson is the best disc jockey on the air today for R&B music.


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