get in with (someone)

idiom (1)

Definition of get in with (someone)

 (Entry 1 of 7)

: to become friends with (someone) She got in with a bad crowd and got into trouble. He managed to get in good with the boss.

in order for (someone or something) to

idiom (2)

Definition of in order for (someone or something) to (Entry 2 of 7)

: to make it possible for (someone or something) to (be or do something) They were told that in order for them to keep their jobs, they would have to accept a cut in pay.

in the pocket of (someone)

idiom (3)

Definition of in the pocket of (someone) (Entry 3 of 7)

: under someone's control or influence researchers/scientists who are in the pocket of pharmaceutical companies

in the presence of (someone)

idiom (4)

Definition of in the presence of (someone) (Entry 4 of 7)

: when (someone) is present : around Their daughter is shy in the presence of strangers.

nothing in it (for someone)

idiom (5)

Definition of nothing in it (for someone) (Entry 5 of 7)

: nothing to be gained (by someone) Why should they help? There's nothing in it for them.

see (something) in (something or someone)

phrasal verb
saw (something) in (something or someone); seen (something) in (something or someone); seeing (something) in (something or someone); sees (something) in (something or someone)

Definition of see (something) in (something or someone) (Entry 6 of 7)

: to notice or perceive (something good or attractive) in (someone or something) I think their plan is crazy, but he apparently sees something in it. I can't understand what she sees in him.

stack the odds in favor of (someone)

idiom (6)

Definition of stack the odds in favor of (someone) (Entry 7 of 7)

: to make it more likely for someone to win, succeed, etc. There are things you can do to stack the odds in favor of your candidate.

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