in the know
phrasal in possession of exclusive knowledge or information; broadly well-informed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in the know — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Knowing about things that most people do not know about; knowing secrets or understanding a special subject. * /Tina helped Professor Smith make some of the exam questions, and she felt important to be in the know./ * /In… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the know — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Knowing about things that most people do not know about; knowing secrets or understanding a special subject. * /Tina helped Professor Smith make some of the exam questions, and she felt important to be in the know./ * /In… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the dark — {adj. phr.} 1. In ignorance; without information. * /John was in the dark about the job he was being sent to./ * /If the government controls the news, it can keep people in the dark on any topic it chooses./ * /Mary had a letter from Sue… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the dark — {adj. phr.} 1. In ignorance; without information. * /John was in the dark about the job he was being sent to./ * /If the government controls the news, it can keep people in the dark on any topic it chooses./ * /Mary had a letter from Sue… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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