||like partners, helping each other
||I think the judge and lawyer are in cahoots - working together.
||responsible for, in control
||Who's in charge here? Who is the manager or supervisor?
||becoming wealthy, receiving lots of money
||We were in clover! We bought a ranch, a car, and a house in town.
|in cold blood
||without feeling, without mercy
||He's accused of killing a
Mountie in cold blood.
||able to manage, in charge
||Mr. Blum is not in control of his pets. They run all over town.
||(See the in-crowd)
|in deep doo-doo [B]
||in serious difficulties, in deep shit, in deep trouble
||He's a member of parliament and has been caught twice for tax fraud. Now he's in deep doo-doo.
|in deep shit [B]
||in bad trouble, likely to be punished
||If you shoot a bear in a national park, you are in deep shit, man.
|in deep trouble
||in serious trouble, sure to catch hell
||Driving without a license could get you in deep trouble.
|in dire straits
||in debt, having no money
||If we don't get a good crop this year, we'll be in dire straits.