be in the loop

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be in the loop

To be informed about and/or involved in something, such as a plan or project, especially that which involves or pertains to a specific group. We've hired a new intern to help you with data entry, so she needs to be in the loop about the project too.
See also: loop

be in the ˈloop

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be out of the ˈloop

(informal, especially American English) be part of a group of people that is dealing with something important; not be part of this group: A lot of people want to be in the loop on this operation.Lawton had gradually been cut out of the information loop.
See also: loop