in/into the swim (of things)

idiom

Definition of in/into the swim (of things)

informal
: involved in an activity or informed about a situation
  • She likes to be in the swim of things.
  • When he gets into the swim of things, he'll be much happier.

Word by Word Definitions

swim play
  1. : to propel oneself in water by natural means (such as movements of the limbs, fins, or tail)

  2. : to play in the water (as at a beach or swimming pool)

  3. : to move with a motion like that of swimming : glide

  1. : a smooth gliding motion

  2. : an act or period of swimming

  3. : a temporary dizziness or unconsciousness

  1. : of, relating to, or used in or for swimming

thing play things
  1. : an object or entity not precisely designated or capable of being designated

  2. : an inanimate object distinguished from a living being

  3. : a separate and distinct individual quality, fact, idea, or usually entity


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