in preposition (INSIDE)
- I go to the cheapest hairdresser's in town.
- "I can't find my keys." "Have another check in your jacket pockets."
- He is one of the top chefs in Britain.
- She sat in the dentist's waiting room, nervously chewing at her nails.
- The chlorine in the pool makes my eyes sore.
in preposition (INTO)
in preposition (PART)
- He sings in the church choir.
- After years of chasing her dreams, she finally got a part in a film.
- Centre all the headings in this document.
- The camera work in some of these animal documentaries is fantastic.
- There's some wonderful calligraphy in these old manuscripts.
in preposition (DURING)
- The bathroom gets chilly in the winter.
- I was told off for talking in class.
- I don't think we should expand our business in the current economic climate.
- Our costs have climbed rapidly in the last few years.
- Spain was admitted to the European Community in 1986.
in preposition (NO MORE THAN)
- I can run a mile in 5 minutes.
- There's no way I can type up this whole report in one morning!
- He explained the whole system in about 30 seconds - he doesn't waste words, does he?
- I didn't think they would get all the bedrooms redecorated in just one day.
- My letter arrived in two days, Mum said.
in preposition (BEFORE THE END)
- We've got two clear weeks to finish the decorating.
- Jim's car has clocked (up) 40 000 miles in less than two years.
- Anyone who's late for work three times in one week gets a written warning from the boss.
- He managed to pay off his debts in two years.
- I'll be seeing Pat in a few days/in a few days' time.
in preposition (EXPERIENCING)
- They were desperately in love to begin with, but I think it's starting to cool off now.
- He drove so fast that I really felt my life was in danger.
- Although I support the project in public, my private opinion is that it will fail.
- They clung together in terror as the screams grew louder.
- She watched in amazement as the fireworks exploded.
in preposition (EXPRESSED)
- The document is written in plain English.
- All the lectures were in French.
- Please write your name in block capitals.
- He made his views known in no uncertain terms.
- The leaflet is available in a variety of languages.
in preposition (RESULT)
- It is illegal for public officials to solicit gifts or money in exchange for favours.
- I'd like to do something for you in exchange for everything you've done for me.
- Management have granted a 10% pay rise in response to union pressure.
- The changes are in response to demand from our customers.
- In reply to their questions, she just shrugged.
in preposition (ARRANGEMENT)
- Kim's birthday cake was in the shape of a train.
- Luckily, help arrived in the shape of a police officer.
- The events came in quick succession.
- Most of Manhattan is laid out in a grid pattern with avenues going north-south and streets east-west.
- The replies came back in ones and twos.
in preposition (AGE/TEMPERATURE)
- He's probably in his late twenties.
- The temperature is expected to be in the twenties tomorrow.
- Her career only began to pick up when she was in her forties.
- My dad's in his fifties.
- She was well into her 90s when she died.
in preposition (INVOLVED)
- She's hoping to get a job in advertising.
- The troops receive training in a number of different types of warfare.
- She has a degree in French from Manchester University.
- Changes in atmospheric pressure are producing these strange weather conditions.
- There has been a lot of research done in that particular field.
in preposition (WEARING)
- You look strange in that outfit.
- You'll be too hot in that jacket.
- The children were dressed in identical uniforms.
- You are expected to arrive in the appropriate attire.
- The photograph showed local people in national costume.
in preposition (COMPARING AMOUNTS)
- One in five products was found to be defective.
- The gradient of the hill increases to one in ten.
- Only one in every 50 shoppers questioned had heard of the new proposals.
- The project only has a one in 20 chance of success.
- The chances of that happening must be one in a million!
in preposition (CHARACTERISTIC)
- In some ways, I preferred the old version.
- In terms of value for money, it's a good deal.
- The two teams are evenly matched in ability.
- The bag was green in colour.
- What's the difference in cost between the two cars?
in preposition (CAUSE)
- In helping others, I'm indirectly helping myself.
- Man introduced the grey squirrel to these parts and in doing so effectively wiped out the red squirrel.
- In stepping up your exercise, you are also stepping up your calorie requirement.
- In a sense you are helping her but in doing so, you are also preventing her from helping herself.
- In attracting insects to your garden, you are also attracting birds.
in adverb (FROM OUTSIDE)
- Push the clutch in, put the car into gear, rev the engine and then gently let the clutch out.
- The goalkeeper was caught napping and the ball went straight in.
- We went in by the front door.
- Suddenly the door burst open and police officers carrying guns rushed in.
- You have to take the needle and push it right in.
in adverb (AT PLACE)
in adverb (INSIDE)
in adverb (TRANSPORT)
in adverb (GIVEN)
- The report has to be in by the end of the week.
- It's important that you get your application in on time.
- You should get your insurance claim in as soon as possible.
- All essays must be in by Friday 14 March.
- When does your tax return have to be in?
in adverb (COAST)
- We'll have to wait until the tide comes in.
- Be careful not to get trapped when the tide come in.
- Is the tide coming in or going out?
- If the tide comes in, we'll be stranded on these rocks.
- The tug towed the damaged ship back in.
in adverb (COMPLETION)
- You can claim back the overpaid tax by filling in this form.
- I got on with the business of filling in the form.
- The children had to colour in the pictures.
- Fill in the gaps with the correct answer.
- Have you filled in the application form for your passport yet?