be into somebody for something
be into (someone) for (something)
1. To be in debt to someone for some amount. Thank you so much for loaning me that money. I must be into you for thousands by now.
2. To be expecting a payment from someone for some amount. The contractor is already into us for thousands, so we better not have another leak!
See also: for
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be ˈinto somebody for something(American English, informal) owe somebody money or be owed money by somebody: By the time he’d fixed the leak, I was into him for $500. ♢ The bank was into her for $100 000.
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