in the swim

in the swim
active in or knowing what is going on

He is definitely in the swim. He has information about everybody.


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  • in the swim — In the main current (of affairs, business, etc) • • • Main Entry: ↑swim * * * in the swim informal old fashioned phrase informed about recent or fashionable things Thesaurus: modern and fashionable and up to datesynonym knowing and knowing about… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the swim — {adj. phr.} Doing the same things that other people are doing; following the fashion (as in business or social affairs); busy with what most people are doing. * /Jim found some college friends at the lake that summer, and soon was in the swim of… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the swim — {adj. phr.} Doing the same things that other people are doing; following the fashion (as in business or social affairs); busy with what most people are doing. * /Jim found some college friends at the lake that summer, and soon was in the swim of… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in\ the\ swim — adj. phr. Doing the same things that other people are doing; following the fashion (as in business or social affairs); busy with what most people are doing. Jim found some college friends at the lake that summer, and soon was in the swim of… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in the swim — If you are in the swim, you are up to date with and fully informed about something …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • in the swim — ► in the swim involved in or aware of current affairs or events. Main Entry: ↑swim …   English terms dictionary

  • in the swim — adjective Actively participating in the flow of events; very involved. He had very little money, but he was lucky at cards, made many acquaintances, took part in all entertainments, in a word, he was in the swim …   Wiktionary

  • in the swim —    If you are in the swim, you are up to date with and fully informed about something.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • In the swim —   If you are in the swim, you are up to date with and fully informed about something …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • To be in the swim — Swim Swim, n. 1. The act of swimming; a gliding motion, like that of one swimming. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. The sound, or air bladder, of a fish. [1913 Webster] 3. A part of a stream much frequented by fish. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] {Swim… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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