English version

in the bag

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin the bagin the baginformalCERTAINLY/DEFINITELY certain to be won or achieved The governor’s advisors believe the election is in the bag. bag
Examples from the Corpus
in the bagHow can the air in the bag lift heavy objects?The blocks in the bag are thoroughly mixed up.Last week Couples left his clubs in the bag, relaxed and watched basketball, of which he is a great fan.Doyle was flung back across the table, a milk bottle exploding in the bag he held across his chest.Getting it in the bag Good teamwork is vital here.He reaches in the bag and starts to throw his bread upon the waters.Their responses are always determined by the number of blocks of each color remaining in the bag.Put the end of the straw in the bag so that it extends approximately two inches inside the bag.They were ahead 6-2 in the eighth inning, and figured the game was in the bag.
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