Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

in (a state of) flux

in fluxin a state of flux
1) constantly changing
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    • our plans are in a state of flux at the moment
  • Analysis

    'Flux' refers to the action of flowing or flowing out of something. To be in a state of flux means to be in a state of continuous change or movement.

  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. The new President brings a sense of stability to a country that had previously been in flux.
    2. I had to move house three times this year. I feel like I'm in a continuous state of flux.
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    1. Unexpected budget cuts have thrown our plans into flux. We will need to regroup, and go back to the drawing board.
    2. The markets are in a constant state of flux. That unpredictability comes with high risk, but also high reward. 
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