in the swim

in the swim
{adj. phr.} Doing the same things that other people are doing; following the fashion (as in business or social affairs); busy with what most people are doing. * /Jim found some college friends at the lake that summer, and soon was in the swim of things./ * /Mary went to New York with introductions to writers and artists, and that winter she was quite in the swim./ Contrast: OUT OF THE SWIM.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • in the swim — In the main current (of affairs, business, etc) • • • Main Entry: ↑swim * * * in the swim informal old fashioned phrase informed about recent or fashionable things Thesaurus: modern and fashionable and up to datesynonym knowing and knowing about… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the swim — {adj. phr.} Doing the same things that other people are doing; following the fashion (as in business or social affairs); busy with what most people are doing. * /Jim found some college friends at the lake that summer, and soon was in the swim of… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in\ the\ swim — adj. phr. Doing the same things that other people are doing; following the fashion (as in business or social affairs); busy with what most people are doing. Jim found some college friends at the lake that summer, and soon was in the swim of… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in the swim — If you are in the swim, you are up to date with and fully informed about something …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • in the swim — ► in the swim involved in or aware of current affairs or events. Main Entry: ↑swim …   English terms dictionary

  • in the swim — adjective Actively participating in the flow of events; very involved. He had very little money, but he was lucky at cards, made many acquaintances, took part in all entertainments, in a word, he was in the swim …   Wiktionary

  • in the swim —    If you are in the swim, you are up to date with and fully informed about something.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • in the swim — active in or knowing what is going on He is definitely in the swim. He has information about everybody …   Idioms and examples

  • In the swim —   If you are in the swim, you are up to date with and fully informed about something …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • in the swim — involved in or aware of current affairs or events. → swim …   English new terms dictionary


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