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Popular feature about bridge team is on the way (2,7)


I believe the answer is:

in transit

'on the way' is the definition.
(I've seen this in another clue)

'popular feature about bridge team' is the wordplay.
'popular' becomes 'in' ('in' can mean trendy).
'feature' becomes 'trait' (I've seen this before).
'about' indicates putting letters inside.
'bridge team' becomes 'NS' (north and south are a team in bridge).
'trait' enclosing 'ns' is 'transit'.
'in'+'transit'='IN TRANSIT'

'is' acts as a link.

(Other definitions for in transit that I've seen before include "while travelling" , "on the move?" , "Being transported" , "On its way" , "While being conveyed" .)

I've seen this clue in The Times.
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