with it


with it
with it
1. Inf. alert and knowledgeable. •

Jane isn't making any sense. She's not really with it tonight.

Jean's mother is not really with it anymore. She's going senile.

Peter's not with it yet. He's only just come round from the anesthetic.

2. Inf. up-to-date. •

My parents are so old-fashioned. I'm sure they were never with it.

Why do you wear those baggy old clothes? Why aren't you with it?

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See: GET WITH IT.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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