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in the bag

Definition of in the bag

informal

  1. :  sure to happen or be successful <Their success was in the bag.> <She seemed to have the election in the bag.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a usually flexible container that may be closed for holding, storing, or carrying something: as

    :  purse

    :  handbag

  1. :  to swell out :  bulge

    :  to hang loosely

    :  to cause to swell


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