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Guaranteed to get or have, as in We're in for a difficult time. [Late 1500s]
in for it. Certain to encounter trouble or punishment, as in When Harry finds out we left early, we'll be in for it. [Late 1600s]
Involved or entered for some purpose, as in We're in for the profits. [Mid-1800s] Also see have it in for; in for a penny.
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Mars enters Gemini, on the Solstice, Tuesday, inspiring lust in/for someone who might be considered too close for comfort.What the Stars Hold for Your Week|Starsky + Cox|June 19, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Do you realize the state you are in?for the girl had given no thought to self in her excitement.Three Little Women's Success|Gabrielle E. Jackson