be in

be in

v.
1. To be located inside something: The spare keys are in the glove compartment.
2. To have been put or have come inside: You can close the door now; the cat is in.
3. To have successfully become a part or participant: The baseball team struggled to make the playoffs, but now they are in.
4. To have been elected or appointed to a political office: The current administration is in for at least one more term.
5. To be a consenting participant: The old bank robbers showed the young thief their plans and asked whether he was in.
6. To be fashionable or trendy: Narrow ties were in during the early 1960s and early 1980s.
7. be in for To be subject to something imminently: If you haven't read her books before, then you are in for a great surprise. Those dark clouds make me think that we are in for some wet weather.
8. be in for To participate in an activity, offering or risking something on its behalf: As far as painting the house goes, we are in for a day's work, but no more. We all placed our bets, and I was in for $10.
9. be in on To be aware of or to participate in some information shared with others or some group activity: I am not in on their plans, so I don't know what they are going to do. Are you in on our secret?
10. be in with To be on good terms with someone, especially with a group, to one's potential advantage: Although he is poor, he is in with the rich crowd and always goes on expensive trips with them.
References in classic literature ?
Irwine, with whom I desire you to be in perfect charity, far as he may be from satisfying your demands on the clerical character.
Even these men seemed to be in darkness too; for no light shone through the chinks in the door, nor were they moving, as their custom was, but quite still: the silence being unbroken by so much as the creaking of a board.
While no unifying principle emerges, cases finding exceptions to the eight corners rule relied on 1) facts that are uncontroverted or conceded by the policyholder; and 2) facts that would be in the policyholder's possession at the time the claim was filed (the employment relationship in Nateman, the boat's horsepower in Keen, the existence of a prior suit in Acosta, and the provision of notice in Composite Structures).
If you are caught harboring them, you might very well be in violation of the law.
The court concluded that the attorney-client communications would be in issue only to the extent the cedent intended to rely on them to prove its claims.
This state's sovereignty would be in true peril, as millions of economic refugees spurred on by his policies would be allowed to cross legally into America.
The North River court observed, "Without 'follow the fortunes' doctrine, reinsureds would be in the impossible position of advancing defenses in coverage contests that could be used against them by reinsurers seeking to deny liability.