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Meanings of In-favour:

phrase

To make information about someone or something public, with the intention of criticizing/praising him, her, or it

Usage examples:

On several occasions government officials briefed against their own ministers., she has been repeat…

In-fine

ˈfet.əl

Meanings of In-fine:

Healthy or strong, or in good condition

Usage examples:

"how was jane?" "oh, she was in fine fettle."

Meanings of In-fine-fettle:

Healthy or strong, or in good condition

Usage examples:

"how was jane?" "oh, she was in fine fettle."

Meanings of In-first-place:

idiom

In the beginning

Usage examples:

We should never have agreed to let him borrow the money in the first place.

Meanings of In-fits-and-starts:

idiom

If something happens in fits and starts, it often stops and then starts again

Usage examples:

Replies to the advertisement are arriving in fits and starts.

Meanings of In-flagrante:

adverb

In the act of doing something wrong, especially having sex with someone who is not your husband, wife, or usual partner

Usage examples:

She returns home early to find her husband in flagrante delicto with a neighbour.

In-flagrante-delicto

ˌɪn fləˈɡræn.teɪ

Meanings of In-flagrante-delicto:

adverb

In the act of doing something wrong, especially having sex with someone who is not your husband, wife, or usual partner

Usage examples:

She returns home early to find her husband in flagrante delicto with a neighbour.

Meanings of In-flames:

idiom

To burn or be destroyed by fire

Usage examples:

The factory went up in flames., his career went up in flames when he was jailed for theft.

In-flight

ˈɪn.flaɪt

Meanings of In-flight:

adjective

Done, available, or experienced during an aircraft flight

Usage examples:

The in-flight movie was "shrek 2," in spanish and english.

Meanings of In-flower:

idiom

If a plant is in flower, it has open flowers

Usage examples:

Our roses are usually in flower from april to november.

Meanings of In-force:

idiom

Exerting force or influence

phrase

In great strength or numbers.

Usage examples:

Birdwatchers were out in force

Meanings of In-front:

phrase

Further forward than someone or something else

Usage examples:

The car in front suddenly stopped and i slammed on the brakes., in front of she started talking to …

Meanings of In-front-of:

idiom

Done or said when the person you are talking about is present

Usage examples:

Why did you have to embarrass me in front of all those people?

Meanings of In-future:

phrase

Used at the beginning or end of a sentence in which there is a decision about a plan of action or a warning

Usage examples:

Could you be more careful in future?, in future i won't bother asking him out anywhere if he's just…

Meanings of In-good-faith:

idiom

If something is done in good faith, it is done sincerely and honestly

Usage examples:

Act in good faith she was acting in good faith for her client.

Meanings of In-good-order:

noun

Something you are told to do by someone else and which you must do

Usage examples:

[ + to infinitive ] the company has received an order to stop releasing pollution into the air., hi…

Meanings of In-good-repair:

idiom

In good, bad, etc. condition

Usage examples:

The house is in very good repair.

Meanings of In-good-taste:

idiom

To be acceptable in a way that will not upset or anger people

Usage examples:

Most of my uncle's jokes are not in good taste.

Meanings of In-good-time:

idiom

Early

Usage examples:

We'll be at the airport in good time.

Meanings of In-haste:

idiom

This means that if you marry someone without knowing him or her very well, you will later feel sorry that you got married.

In-high-dudgeon

ˈdʌdʒ.ən

Meanings of In-high-dudgeon:

noun

If you do something in high dudgeon, you do it angrily, usually because of the way you have been treated

Usage examples:

After waiting an hour, he drove off in high dudgeon.

Meanings of In-high-spirits:

adjective

(esp. of things that are not living) being a large distance from top to bottom or a long way above the ground, or having the stated distance from top to bottom

Usage examples:

Mount everest is the highest mountain in the world., we had to climb over a wall that was ten feet …

In-holes

ˌhəʊl ɪn ðə ˈhɑːt

Meanings of In-holes:

noun

A medical condition in which there is an extra opening between the main parts of the heart

Meanings of In-its-infancy:

phrase

To be very new and still developing

Usage examples:

The system is still in its infancy., when science was in its infancy, the greeks believed that the …

Meanings of In-itself:

phrase

To be something of such a high quality that nothing can be compared to it

Usage examples:

In new york, it is clear that dominican hair salons are in a class of their own., the versatility o…

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