in the can
phrasal of a film or videotape completed and ready for release

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in the can — {adj.}, {slang}, {movie jargon} Ready; finished; completed; about to be duplicated and distributed to exhibitors. * /No sneak previews until it s all in the can!/ * /Once my book s in the can, I ll go for a vacation./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the can — {adj.}, {slang}, {movie jargon} Ready; finished; completed; about to be duplicated and distributed to exhibitors. * /No sneak previews until it s all in the can!/ * /Once my book s in the can, I ll go for a vacation./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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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 driver's seat — {adv. phr.} In control; having the power to make decisions. * /Stan is in the driver s seat now that he has been made our supervisor at the factory./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the driver's seat — {adv. phr.} In control; having the power to make decisions. * /Stan is in the driver s seat now that he has been made our supervisor at the factory./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • The Funniest Joke in the World — is the most frequently written title used in to refer to a Monty Python s Flying Circus comedy sketch, it is also known by two other phrases that appear within it, Joke Warfare and Killer Joke , the latter being the most commonly used spoken… …   Wikipedia

  • In the Beginning... was the Command Line — In the Beginning...was the Command Line is a lengthy essay by Neal Stephenson which was originally published online in 1999 and later made available in book form (November 1999, ISBN 0380815931). The essay is a commentary on why the proprietary… …   Wikipedia

  • in the doghouse — {adj. phr.}, {slang} In disgrace or disfavor. * /Our neighbor got in the doghouse with his wife by coming home drunk./ * /Jerry is in the doghouse because he dropped the ball, and the other team won because of that./ Compare: DOWN ON …   Dictionary of American idioms

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