in the loop


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in the loop

Fig. in the group of persons communicating regularly about a specific plan or project. I don't know what's going on with the Jones deal since I'm not in the loop. Bob and Jean are in the loop. They can tell you what's happening.
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in the loop

having knowledge of and involvement in something Is Congress fully in the loop on issues of national security? Watkins didn't go out of his way to keep his employees in the loop. Opposite of: out of the loop Related vocabulary: in the picture
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in the loop

Provided with information and included in a decision-making process. For example, She's new to the board, but be sure to keep her in the loop. This expression uses loop in the sense of "a circle of individuals among whom information or responsibility circulates." The antonym out of the loop, meaning "left out of such a circle," dates from the same period. For example, The chairman was consistently leaving Chris out of the loop. [1970s]
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in the loop

Part of a group that is kept up-to-date with information about something: knew about the merger because she's in the loop.
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