What is another word for hanging fire?

125 synonyms found


[ hˈaŋɪŋ fˈa͡ɪ͡ə], [ hˈaŋɪŋ fˈa‍ɪ‍ə], [ h_ˈa_ŋ_ɪ_ŋ f_ˈaɪə]

How to use "Hanging fire" in context?

When people hear the phrase "hanging fire," they may think of a rifle that isn't firing or a kitchen appliance that isn't turning on. But when it comes to organizations, "hanging fire" can mean that a goal hasn't been met yet but isn't due to external factors.

Organizations often have what's called an "unmet need": a goal that isn't meeting the customer's or employee's needs yet.

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