|in dribs and drabs
||a few at a time, little by little
||Many came to the sale, but they arrived in dribs and drabs.
||to state a fact, as a matter of fact, to be perfectly honest
||When some people hear the word gravity, they think of falling bodies;
in fact, gravity keeps us from falling.
|in full flight
||going full speed, flat out
||The cyclist was in full flight when he passed the cars.
|in glowing terms
||with much praise, praise you to the skies (see praise him to the skies)
||Your manager spoke of you in glowing terms. He praised you.
|in good faith
||sincerely, hoping to reach a fair agreement
||The union president said that he always bargained in good faith.
|in good hands
||cared for by a friend, with a trusted person
||If Darlene is caring for your dad, he's in good hands.
||able to control, under control
||Some fans began fighting, but the police have things in hand.
|in heaven's name
||if we think of heaven, for heaven's sake
||Why in heaven's name did we come to Canada? It's cold here!
|in her good graces
||being liked by her, doing what she likes
||If you are in her good graces, you will be invited to her tea party.
|in his blood
||an important part of him, in his personality
||The prairie is his blood. He's a prairie boy.