on the inside

Definition of on the inside

  1. 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. 2 baseball :  on the side of home plate nearest the batter The next pitch was a fastball on the inside.

  3. 3 —used to describe how someone is feeling She may have seemed happy, but really she was sad on the inside.

  4. 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. 5 :  in prison He wondered what life was like on the inside.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an interior or internal part or place :  the part within

    :  inward nature, thoughts, or feeling

    :  viscera, entrails

  1. :  on the inner side

    :  in or into the interior

    :  to or on the inside

  1. :  of, relating to, or being on or near the inside

    :  relating or known to a select group

    :  behind-the-scenes

  1. :  in or into or as if in or into the interior of

    :  on the inner side of

    :  within

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a trip made at another's expense

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