Идиомы на букву I

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  • in the interest of (someone or something)
    в интересах кого-либо \ чего-либо
    It is in the interest of the Sandfords family to buy a bigger house.
  • in the interim
    в промежутке, тем временем
    Our office is not yet redecorated so in the interim we use another one.
  • in the know
    хорошо осведомлённый
    Evidently my boss is not in the know about what's going on in our department.
  • in the lap of luxury
    в роскоши
    Samantha was born in the lap of luxury.
  • in the limelight
    в центре всеобщего внимания
    Jameson is an actor and he likes being in the limelight.
  • in the line of duty
    служебный долг
    Many American soldiers fighting in Iraq were killed in the line of duty.
  • in the long run
    в конце концов
    I am still rather poor at German, but I hope to make progress in the long run.
  • in the loop
    работать вместе с другими работниками
    Jim began to work on his own and was no longer in the loop at the company.
  • in the mainstream
    главное течение, основное направление
    Aurora has been in the mainstream as far as fashionable clothes are concerned.
  • in the market for (something)
    (быть) готовым купить что-либо
    Betty is in the market for a second-hand car as she doesn't have enough money for a new one.
  • in the meantime
    тем временем
    Miriam was clearing the table and in the meantime Marion was washing up.
  • in the middle of nowhere
    в очень отдалённом \ глухом месте
    Linda and her husband live in the middle of nowhere.
  • in the money
    состоятельный, при деньгах
    Gerald found a good job, and he is in the money now.
  • in the mood for (something)
    (быть) настроенным на что-либо
    Ethel was not in the mood for a party.
  • in the near future
    в ближайшем будущем
    You can never know what is going to happen to you in the near future.
  • in the nick of time
    как раз во время, в самый последний момент
    The child was nearly drowned; he was saved just in the nick of time.
  • in the nude
    обнажённый, нагишом
    Jess was in the nude after her shower when the doorbell rang.
  • in the offing
    в ближайшем будущем
    Joe was sick and had nothing to hope for in the offing.
  • in the open
    под открытым небом
    Paintball is suitable for those who like to be out in the open.
  • in the pink (of condition)
    в расцвете сил, в превосходном состоянии
    Fred was in the pink and was doing quite well.
  • in the prime of life
    во цвете лет, в расцвете сил
    While traveling in Africa, Herbert was infected with a strange disease and died in the prime of life.
  • in the public eye
    в центре внимания, на виду
    The politician has been in the public eye since he was involved in a fraud.
  • in the rear
    позади, в тылу
    I got in a traffic jam yesterday morning with a lot of cars in the rear.
  • in the red
    не получать прибыль, терять деньги
    The firm was not thriving; they were in the red for several years.
  • in the right
    (быть) правым
    In family quarrels, it is hard to say who is in the right.
  • in the right place at the right time
    в нужном месте, в нужное время
    Harold was invited to take part in a television series; he was in the right place at the right time.
  • in the running
    быть кандидатом (на какой-либо пост)
    Kevin Davidson was in the running for a job in the city administration.
  • in the saddle
    командовать, контролировать, "быть в седле"
    The chief executive is back in the saddle again after his business trip to Ecuador.
  • in the same boat
    в одинаковой ситуации; "в одной лодке"
    They all found themselves in the same boat after their company had gone bankrupt.
  • in the same breath
    почти одновременно, не переводя дыхания
    Ronald said he was busy, but in the same breath he offered to drive us to the country.
  • in the same league as someone
    (быть) наравне с кем-либо, на одном уровне
    John Brown was not in the same league as his opponent Jack White.
  • in the second place
    In the first place I am very upset and in the second place I don't feel like going anywhere tonight.
  • in the short run
    ближайшее будущее
    In the short run I am not going to look for a job.
  • in the soup
    в тяжелом, затруднительном положении
    Charles might be in the soup because he had a big fight with one of the managers.
  • in the swim
    (быть) хорошо информированным, "быть на плаву"
    Robert is definitely in the swim. He knows everything about everybody.