inside

[ preposition in-sahyd, in-sahyd; adverb in-sahyd; noun in-sahyd; adjective in-sahyd, in-, in-sahyd ]SEE DEFINITION OF inside
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If they have to stroke 'em they do it plenty gingerly and you can see 'em shudderin' inside like.

So he lay down in the coffin but no sooner was he inside when bang!

All you had to do when you got it inside a man was to turn it round a bit, and the wound gaped and tore.

The inside of the church was then burnt, and hardly one escaped.

Why, inside two weeks he'll be fit as a fiddle, and inside a month he'll be his own self!

Inside the house she heard the persistent, energetic sound of hammering.

Inside there is a good deal of transitional Norman work to be seen.

Christine had stepped out on the balcony, and was speaking to K. just inside.

Then from inside her corsage she brought out and held to Sidney a letter.

Inside of ten years there'll be no general practitioners; then where will you be?

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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