|in a stew
||concerned and upset, in a tizzy
||Dad gets in such a stew when Mom is sick. He really worries.
|in a tight spot
||in a difficult position, in a pinch
||Mom told me to go, and Dad told me to stay. I was in a tight spot.
|in a tizzy
||upset, flustered, in a flap
||Aunt Lottie gets in a tizzy when she can't find her wig.
||believing or feeling the same things
||When we discuss Canadian unity, we're in agreement.
|in any way, shape or form
||in any way, at all, in the least
||Winning the award didn't affect her in any way, shape or form. She hasn't changed at all.
|in bad faith
||not sincere, not really trying to agree
||The workers accused management of bargaining in bad faith.
|in bad shape
||not feeling well, out of it
||The day after the party I was in bad shape. How my head ached!
|in black and white
||written and signed, in writing
||If they say the car is guaranteed, get it down in black and white.
||briefly, without giving details
||In brief, all flights have been canceled.
|in broad daylight
||easy to see, not trying to hide
||The man undressed right there on the street - in broad daylight.