on the in, be

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on the in, be

Have inside information, as in She was too new to the firm to be on the in for policy changes. [Colloquial; c. 1930] Also see in on; get an in with.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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