He said he learned from his captors a week ago about the pending release but worried a last-minute hitch might wreck the deal.
With all of this said, same-sex marriages in Virginia are still on hold: Wright Allen has stayed the ruling, pending appeal.
They pressed to know whether any such investigation was pending.
Olage pleaded not guilty, and the case is currently pending.
Schultz and Curley also had additional counts added to their pending cases.
Everything went as merry as a marriage bell, pending the reply of Enistor to Montrose's letter.
The best plan would be to leave it there, pending a favourable moment.
That was just enough; pending the recess Grant was reached by the bearer of the dispatch, and at once rode in search of Lee.
I glanced at Joyce, and she at me, then both of us at pending.
It was the residence of Katherine in 1529, pending the proceedings relative to her divorce.
1640s, "during, in the process of," preposition formed from root of French pendant "during," literally "hanging," present participle of pendere "to hang, to suspend" (see pendant). Meaning patterned on a secondary sense of Latin pendente "not decided," literally "hanging," in legal phrase pendente lite "while the suit is pending." Use of the present participle before nouns caused it to be regarded as a preposition. As an adjective from 1797.