in the bag meaning

  "in the bag" in a sentence
Secured or as good as secured

[American slang]
1. Fig. cinched; achieved. (Typically: be ~; have something ~.)
  It's in the bag—as good as done.
   The election is in the bag unless the voters find out about my past.
2. Fig. Inf. intoxicated. (Typically: be ~.)
  Kelly looks like he is in the bag.
  John is in the bag and mean as hell.
  • bag:    Noun: bag &nb ...
  • bag it:    [American slang]ex ...
  • bag it!:    [American slang]Sl ...


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  1. have you got any unexposed films in the bag?
  2. the glad rags were in the bag under his feet.
  3. her re-election is in the bag.
  4. my job was in the bag.
  5. judging by the enthusiastic reception given him everywhere, they felt that his election was in the bag.

Related Words

  1. in the altogether meaning
  2. in the article of death meaning
  3. in the ascendant meaning
  4. in the back meaning
  5. in the back of so's mind meaning
  6. in the balance meaning
  7. in the ballpark meaning
  8. in the bargain meaning
  9. in the beginning meaning
  10. in the best of health meaning
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