|in seventh heaven
||in a very good mood, feeling very happy
||When Smitty asked me to marry him, I was in seventh heaven.
|in sick bay
||very sick, very ill, as sick as a parrot, as sick as a dog
||"Where's Mel?" "In sick bay after last night's pub crawl."
||doing things in a similar way, together
||Are you in step with our youth? Do you understand how they feel?
||(See in the tank)
||laughing hard, crack me up
||I was in stitches before she finished telling the joke.
|in store for
||in the future, going to happen
||Carlos didn't know what was in store for him in Canada.
||(See take it in stride)
|in that vein
||similar, on the same topic, along those lines
||The prime minister talked about the sacrifices we had to bring in the present economic situation. Even the opposition went on in that vein.
|in the back of my mind
||in my memory, in your mind's eye
||In the back of my mind I could see our dog - asleep by the fire.
|in the bag
||drunk, loaded, sloshed
||Two drinks and she'll be in the bag. She gets drunk easily.