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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…

In-jeopardy

ˈdʒep.ə.di

Meanings of In-jeopardy:

noun

Something in jeopardy is in danger of being damaged or destroyed

Usage examples:

Bad investments have put the company’s future in jeopardy.

Meanings of In-jest:

phrase

Intended as a joke and not said seriously

Usage examples:

I only said it in jest - you're obviously not fat., he insisted that his remarks had been made in j…

In-joke

ˈɪn.dʒəʊk

Meanings of In-joke:

noun

A joke that is understood only by a small group of people

Meanings of In-keeping-with:

phrasal verb

To continue to try to be friendly with someone, especially because they can help you

Usage examples:

I like to keep in with my ex-employer, you never know when you might need a reference.

Meanings of In-league:

idiom

Having qualities or achievements that are similar to someone or something

Usage examples:

The new charity will be giving away $55 million a year, putting it in the same league as other well…

Meanings of In-lieu:

noun

→  time off in lieu

Meanings of In-line-with:

idiom

Similar to

Usage examples:

We try to keep our prices in line with our competitors.

Meanings of In-love:

noun

A situation where two or more people praise each other a lot, especially when the praise is more than they deserve

Usage examples:

The awards ceremony, as usual, was a love-in.

Meanings of In-love-with:

phrase

To start to love someone romantically and sexually

Usage examples:

I was 20 when i first fell in love., he isn't the first boy to fall in love with her and he certain…

Meanings of In-luck:

idiom

Experiencing a surprisingly good situation

Usage examples:

"do you have any tickets for tonight’s game?" "you’re in luck – we have two left."

Meanings of In-memory-of:

idiom

As a way of remembering someone who has died

Usage examples:

A service was held in memory of those who had died in the fighting.

In-motion

ˈməʊ.ʃən

Meanings of In-motion:

noun

The act or process of moving, or a particular movement

Usage examples:

[ u ] his range of motion was exactly equal on both sides., [ c ] she moved her finger in a circula…

Meanings of In-name-only:

idiom

Having a particular title or name without the characteristics or duties that usually come with that title

Usage examples:

It’s an island in name only, since it’s been joined to the mainland now by landfill.

In-need

ˌref.əˈriː

Meanings of In-need:

noun

(in some sports) a person who controls a game and makes sure the rules are followed, or more generally a person who helps to find a fair solution to a disagreement

Usage examples:

Fans booed the referee’s call., [ t ] he volunteered to referee the game.

In-need-of

ˌref.əˈriː

Meanings of In-need-of:

noun

(in some sports) a person who controls a game and makes sure the rules are followed, or more generally a person who helps to find a fair solution to a disagreement

Usage examples:

Fans booed the referee’s call., [ t ] he volunteered to referee the game.

Meanings of In-next-to-no-time:

phrase

Very quickly or very soon

Usage examples:

The kids ate their dinner in no time., we'll be home in next to no time., we'll be finished in no t…

Meanings of In-no-time-at-all:

idiom

Very quickly

Usage examples:

Now that we’re on the highway, we’ll be there in no time.

Meanings of In-on:

idiom

To take part in something

Usage examples:

I wasn’t in on planning the party.

In-one

ˌɔːl.ɪnˈwʌn

Meanings of In-one:

adjective

Doing the work of two or more parts that are usually separate

Usage examples:

All-in-one account/device the company has just introduced an all-in-one device that lets users orga…

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