Idioms & Phrases 18 | Hamaraguru
171. In a tight corner (in a difficult situation) - I found myself in a tight corner when I lost my journey ticket.
172. In doldrums (to be depressed) - He was found in doldrums when he could not succeed even in his third attempt.
173. In embryo (immature/ in the making) - My plan of expanding my business is still in embryo.
174. In no time (in a tight time) - He can solve any mathematical problem in no time.
175. In one’s teens (from 13 to 19 years of age) - A person in his teen is spirited, full of dreams and optimistic.
176. In the air (in circulation/ in people’s thoughts) - News of his cold-blooded murder is very much in the air.
177. Down in the dumps (unhappy, depressed) - He is down in the dumps after his father’s death.
178. In the family way (pregnant) - She has applied for leave as she is in the family way.
179. In the good books of (to be in favor with a person) - People usually flatter their boss to remain in their good books.
180. In the jaws of (in the grip of) - The boy was in the jaws of the kidnappers.