Expresiones con palabras clave - Palabra "in"
Idioms with key words - Word "in"
|in a good/bad mood
||de buen/mal humor
|in a bad way
||en mala forma
|in a bit
||en un momento
|in a dither
|in a fix/jam
||en un aprieto
|in a fog
- If you want to ask the boss for a raise, go now! He's in a good mood.
- Mark didn't mean you were fat, he just said it in a bad way.
- Please, take a seat. Doctor Jones will see you in a bit.
- What's the matter with Kate? Is she ok? She looks in a dither.
- Nick crashed with his dad's car and now he's in a jam.
- When I woke up after the surgery, I was in a fog due to the anesthesia.
|in a jiffy
||en un santiamén
|in a lather
|in a long time
||en mucho tiempo
|in a manner of speaking
||por así decirlo
|in a nutshell
||en resumidas cuentas
|in a rut
||en la rutina
- Give me the shirt and I'll sew the button in a jiffy.
- Sam was in a lather today when Joe told him he had lost his digital camera.
- How's Danny? I haven't seen him in a long time.
- Lisa, my mom's best friend, is like a second mother to me, in a manner of speaking.
- Tell me what happened between Rob and Eve in a nutshell, I don't have much time.
- I'd like to find a new job. In this one I feel stuck in a rut.
|in a sense/way
||en cierto modo
|in a stew
||sudar la gota gorda
|in a tight corner/spot
|in a while
||en un rato
- Being unemployed helped me spend more time with my children, in a way.
- They almost didn't let me board the plane because I was 5 minutes late. I was in a stew!
- Oscar borrowed money from some crook and he can't pay him now. He's in a tight spot.
- I'm going for a walk in the park. I'll be back in a while.
- With the coming of the DVD the video tape was soon in abeyance.
- In addition to the economic crisis, the country suffered different natural disasters.
|in all probability
|in good/bad faith
||de buena/mala fe
|in good/bad shape
||en buenas/malas condiciones
|in black and white
- We have to pay 500 dollars in advance for the trip to Spain.
- After the meeting we were all in agreement about the budget for next month.
- The Rolling Stones are, in all probability, the most famous rock'n'roll band in the world.
- Mr. Williams offered to help us in good faith.
- I haven't been to the gym for ages, I'm in bad shape.
- All right, then, tomorrow you'll have the contract in black and white in order to sign it.
|in broad daylight
||a plena luz del día
||al por mayor
||por si acaso
||a cargo, responsable
- You go ahead and start without me, I'll join you in brief.
- Can you believe it? I was mugged in the street in broad daylight!
- I'm sorry, we only sell our products in bulk.
- In case you need any help, call me and I'll be there.
- Nelly is away and she left me in charge of the house, can I help you?
- The classroom was a mess when the teacher was away, but when she came back everything was in check.
||a lo grande
|in cold blood
||a sangre fría
|in deep trouble
||en serios problemas
|in default of
||a falta de
|in dire straits
||en serios aprietos
- These coins are no longer in circulation.
- When I have my own company I'm going to have money and live in clover.
- The prisoners were brutally tortured and murdered in cold blood.
- Manny was caught shoplifting and he's now in deep trouble.
- Both of you will have to work extra hours in default of three of your co-workers.
- The whole region is in dire straits because of the war and the economic crisis.
||vestido de mujer
|in dribs and drabs
||poco a poco
|in due course
||a su debido tiempo
- There were many guys in drag at Stacey's costume party.
- The students came back to the classroom in dribs and drabs after the break.
- The article will be published in due course.
- I spoke to Sarah in earnest and I told her what I thought.
- In effect, her baby was born two weeks before mine.
- These long skirts are no longer in fashion.
||en su totalidad
|in full swing
||en pleno apogeo
|in good conditions
||en buenas condiciones
|in good hands
||en buenas manos
|in good spirits
||de buen ánimo
- The new law will be in force by next year.
- I need the transcription of the President's speech in full.
- Flower power was in full swing during the sixties.
- I'll lend you my car, but give it back to me in good conditions.
- Doctor O'Neal is the best surgeon in the country, your wife is in good hands.
- Fred is in good spirits today. He passed his exam.
|in good time
||a su debido tiempo
||por la mitad
|in heaven's name
||en el nombre del cielo
|in high dudgeon
||hecho/a una furia
|in hot water
||en un lío
- All in good time, my friend. You have to be patient and wait.
- Cut the oranges in half and squeeze them to get the juice.
- The dog is in heat and we want her to have puppies.
- What, in heaven's name, are you doing with that sword?!!!
- Richard argued with Beth and he left the house in high dudgeon.
- The Mayor was caught bribing a business man and he's now in hot water.
|in keeping with
||de acuerdo con
|in league with
|in mint condition
||en perfecto estado
|in no time
||en muy poco tiempo
|in no uncertain terms
- You'll find a life vest under each seat, in keeping with international safety laws.
- That Marcy is in league with Paula to make me look like a mad woman!
- I'm not in love with George! Who told you that?
- The house is over a hundred years old but it's still in mint condition.
- We had such a nice time that the days were gone in no time.
- Stan said in no uncertain terms that he was never coming back.
|in one ear and out the other
||entrar por un oído y salir por el otro
|in one fell swoop
||de un solo golpe
|in one's blood
||en la sangre
|in one's good/bad books
||caerle bien/mal a alguien
|in one's mind's eye
||en la imaginación
|in one's own right
||por derecho propio
- He never pays attention to what I say. It goes in one ear and out the other.
- Do you seriously believe it's possible to stop illegal immigration in one fell swoop?
- Pat's father was a pianist and her mother was a singer, music is in her blood.
- Liz has been in my bad books ever since she told me I looked like a mummy.
- I'm trying to imagine how things could be in my mind's eye.
- Al worked hard to get that job, he earned it in his own right.
|in one's own world
||en su propio mundo
|in one's right mind
||en su sano juicio
|in order to
||a fin de
|in other words
||en otras palabras
- Jane seems to be in her own world, she never talks to anyone.
- Kate told you that? Dear God! She's not in her right mind!
- You must pass all the exams in order to get your degree.
- They said they were going to let me go. In other words, I'm fired.
- I heard Greg and Pete in passing talking about a trip to Africa.
- The sound and the image of the video must be in phase.
|in plain English
||hablando sin rodeos
|in plain view
||a la vista de todos
|in point of fact
- Doctor, I don't understand all this technical language. Say it in plain English.
- The woman was mugged in the park in plain view!
- Are you sure touching the ball with your elbow is in play?
- In point of fact, Helen and Mark aren't really married.
- A new edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets will be in print next week.
- The building isn't finished yet. It's still in progress.
||en el alcance
|in regard to
||en cuanto a
|in search of
||en busca de
- I like having everything in reach when I'm cooking.
- I am writing in regard to Mr. Peter's complaints.
- Everything seems clearer now in retrospect.
- When I helped you, I didn't expect anything in return.
- The story is about a man who is in search of his lost family.
- Salmon is not in season, that's why it's so expensive right now.
|in seventh heaven
||en el séptimo cielo
|in short order
||en poco tiempo
|in short supply
|in sick bay
||sn la enfermería
|in someone's shoes
||en los zapatos de alguien
||morirse de risa
- We were in seventh heaven when we found out about the pregnancy!
- The product was so successful that we run out of stock in short order.
- They say that water will be in short supply in a few years' time.
- The kids had a small accident at school and they are in sick bay.
- Ann lost 500 dollars at work yesterday. I wouldn't like to be in her shoes!
- Frank's performance was so funny! He had us all in stitches!
|in the altogether
|in the back of one's mind
||en un rincón de la mente
|in the black
||en números negros
|in the buff
||en paños menores
|in the clear
- Who knows what the future has in store for me?
- My grandma was shocked when she saw a group of people in the altogether on TV.
- I've had this idea in the back of my mind for quite a while.
- Yes, I've got enough money. My bank account is in the black.
- When I was young, there were no people in the buff in the movies!
- The police interrogated Freddy but he came out in the clear.
|in the clink
||en la cárcel
|in the cold light of day
||con la cabeza en frío
|in the doghouse
|in the doldrums
|in the driver's seat
||llevar las riendas
|in the eye/face
||a los ojos/la cara
- My neighbor killed a man and now he's in the clink!
- I was mad, now in the cold light of day, I think I overreacted a bit...
- The teacher caught Joe cheating on the test and now he's in the doghouse.
- Jerry's been in the doldrums ever since his wife died.
- I'm tired of being told what to do! I want to be in the driver's seat!
- Just look at me in the face and tell me you didn't do it.
|in the family way
|in the flesh
|in the hole
|in the know
|in the lap of luxury
||como un duque
|in the limelight
||en el candelero
- Pam didn't expect to be in the family way until after the wedding!
- Can you believe we are going to meet Ricky Martin in the flesh?
- I've already paid Mary back but she says I'm still two hundred dollars in the hole!
- The whole thing was a secret. Only Kate was in the know.
- Bess says she's going to marry a millionaire and live in the lap of luxury.
- You say you want to be famous but it's hard to live in the limelight.
|in the long haul/run
||a la larga
|in the main
|in the meantime
|in the money
||forrado en dinero
|in the mood
||de humor, con ganas
|in the nick of time
||justo a tiempo
- We must solve the problem now or we'll have worse problems in the long run.
- In the main, I spend the summer in the south of Spain.
- I've already sent the letter. In the meantime, all I can do is wait.
- Bob hasn't been in the money since long. A rich aunt of his died and left him all she had.
- We invited Ann to come along with us but she wasn't in the mood.
- The movie was about to begin but we got there in the nick of time.
|in the picture
|in the pink
||rebosar de salud
|in the pipeline
|in the public eye
||en la mira
|in the red
||con la cuenta en rojo
|in the right
||tener la razón
- I'll be in Paris for the next two nonths, so please keep me in the picture.
- I've always been in the pink. Not even a slight cold in my life!
- We're going to buy a bigger house, but everything's still in the pipeline.
- Politicians have to be careful with what they say. They're constantly in the public eye.
- I don't know what to do! I have bills to pay and my bank account is in the red!
- No! I won't shut up when I'm in the right!
|in the same boat
||en la misma situación
|in the same breath
|in the same league
||a la altura
|in the soup
||con el agua hasta el cuello
|in the throes
|in the twinkling/wink of an eye
||En un abrir y cerrar de ojos
- Of course I understand what you're going through. We're in the same boat.
- Rob says he hates this city but in the same breath he says he couldn't live anywhere else.
- My cell phone is not in the same league as the new ones. It doesn't even have a camera!
- I must finish this report by Monday or I'll be in the soup!
- If we don't reach an agreement we'll be in the throes of a civil war!
- I'll heat this meat in the microwave and it'll be ready in the twinkling of an eye.
|in the wrong
|in this day and age
||hoy en día
|in your prime
||en la flor de la vida
- They'll never change their attitude because they don't think they're in the wrong.
- It's so apalling that there should be slaves in this day and age!
- Promise me we'll be in touch when you go away.
- I can't just quit my job! I have my family in tow.
- At the age of 55, Billy is still in his prime.