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American Slang/Idioms starting with I
: Gross, disgusting.
Idiot box (n.)
: TV (the actual TV set).
ex: "That's a little iffy at this point."
: Worried; Concerned;
ex: "I'm feeling a little ill-at-ease about going there for a whole year."
In a bind
: In a predicament; in a difficult situation.
ex: "I'm in a bit of a bind - Do you think you can help me out?"
In a row
: One after another; Straight.
ex: "Our team has won five games in a row."
In no time
: Very soon.
ex: "Don't worry - We'll be there in no time."
In the cards
: Likely (to happen).
ex: "A promotion is not in the cards for him." (He most likely will not be promoted).
In the doghouse
: In trouble. To be in the doghouse = To be in trouble.
In the works
: Currently being worked on, developed.
ex: "Our new website is in the works."
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