Idioms beginning with I

in light of

Meaning: because of

Example: In light of what happened last week, please take care on the escalators. Read on

in the loop

Meaning: to be aware of the information

Example: Katy was always happy that her friends kept her in the loop with the latest gossip. Read on

in the air

Meaning: something like a mood that everybody can feel

Example: You could feel the tension in the air as everyone waited to hear the announcement. Read on

in no time

Meaning: a very short period of time

Example: I completed the project in no time at all. Read on

in a fog

Meaning: in a great confusion

Example: Jane always seems to be in a fog. Read on

in vain

Meaning: without success

Example: It seems as if the merger will go through and all our hard work has been in vain. Read on

in the nick of time

Meaning: almost too late

Example: He arrived at the wedding in the nick of time. Read on

I could eat a horse

Meaning: to be extremely hungry

Example: Could we please go out and get some dinner? I am so hungry that I could eat a horse. Read on

in stitches

Meaning: to laugh so hard that you are not able to control yourself

Example: The movie had everyone in the theatre in stitches. Read on

in a row

Meaning: to happen a couple of consecutive times without break

Example: He has been sick for three days in a row. Read on

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three cheers for

three cheers for Meaning: good for, congratulations to, hurrah for. Example 1: Three cheers for Liverpool Football Club for great victory of Grand Final match. Example 2: Three ... Read on

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