Idiom:  on the air


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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