- with the inner side reversed to face the outside.
- thoroughly; completely: She knew the work inside out.
Examples from the Web for inside
Eating disorders, on the other hand, are driven largely by biological processes that occur on the inside.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Inside the guild, men in caps and long gowns sit in twos, weaving together in small rooms.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But there are a lot of women who go to these places and once they go to the inside, they find a lover.How a ‘Real Housewife’ Survives Prison: ‘I Don’t See [Teresa Giudice] Having a Cakewalk Here’|Michael Howard|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Otis, who tells me he was called “Saladin” on the inside, has taken an almost tragically circuitous route in getting here.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But privately, it is listening to other theories, including those about an inside job.FBI Won’t Stop Blaming North Korea for Sony Hack -- Despite New Evidence|Shane Harris|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Inside, a sweating adjutant toiled at a mass of papers on the desk before him.Our Casualty And Other Stories|James Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham
On a peg just inside the door of the ranchman's old wine shed hung one of the horses' unused nosebags.A-Birding on a Bronco|Florence A. Merriam
And when ye've got no children of your own, and feel, all your inside risin' to another person's, and they hate ye—hate ye!Sandra Belloni, Complete|George Meredith
He shows you everything from the inside, as well as from the outside.An Outline of Russian Literature|Maurice Baring
Look well at it inside and outside; and make your lodge like this.Blackfeet Indian Stories|George Bird Grinnell
British Dictionary definitions for inside
Word Origin and History for inside
late 14c., ynneside "interior of the body," compound of in (adv.) + side (n.). The adjective is 1610s, from the noun. Inside job "robbery, espionage, etc., committed by or with the help of a resident or servant of a place" is attested by 1887, American English (also, late 19c., early 20c., "indoors work"). Inside track "advantage" is metaphoric because those lanes are shorter on a curved track. Inside of, in reference to time, is from 1839.
Idioms and Phrases with inside
In addition to the idioms beginning with inside
- inside of
- inside out
- inside track, the
- on the inside
- step in (inside)