on the inside
Definition of on the inside
1 : on the inner side, edge, or surface of something The number 22 car tried to pass the leader on the inside (of the track).
2 baseball : on the side of home plate nearest the batter The next pitch was a fastball on the inside.
3 —used to describe how someone is feeling She may have seemed happy, but really she was sad on the inside.
4 : in a position within an organization or group : working for an organization The bank robbers must have had help from someone on the inside.
5 : in prison He wondered what life was like on the inside.
Word by Word Definitions
: an interior or internal part or place : the part within
: inward nature, thoughts, or feeling
: viscera, entrails
: on the inner side
: in or into the interior
: to or on the inside
: of, relating to, or being on or near the inside
: relating or known to a select group
: in or into or as if in or into the interior of
: on the inner side of
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