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Capra is an old-time movie craftsman, the master of every trick in the bag, and in many ways he is more at home with the medium than any other Hollywood director. But all of his details give the impression of contrived effect.
Manny Farber

Meaning of "in the bag" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF IN THE BAG

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IN THE BAG

in the abstract
in the aggregate
in the air
in the altogether
in the arms of Morpheus
in the ascendant
in the balance
in the black
in the box seat
in the can
in the chair
in the clear
in the clouds
in the club
in the cold
in the driver´s seat
in the end
in the event of
in the event that
in the eye of the beholder

WORDS THAT END LIKE IN THE BAG

air bag
bean bag
blue bag
carry-on bag
clutch bag
coffee bag
douche bag
duffle bag
Gladstone bag
ice bag
let the cat out of the bag
message bag
musette bag
plastic bag
polythene bag
shopping bag
shoulder bag
sleeping bag
sponge bag
tote bag

Synonyms and antonyms of in the bag in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «in the bag» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IN THE BAG

Find out the translation of in the bag to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of in the bag from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «in the bag» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

收入囊中
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

en la bolsa
570 millions of speakers

English

in the bag
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बैग में
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

في حقيبة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

в мешке
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

no saco
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রজন্মের মধ্যে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dans le sac
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dalam pendahulu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

in der Tasche
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

バッグに入れて
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

가방에
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing ascendant
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trong túi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உயர்ந்துள்ளது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उत्क्रांतीमध्ये
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yükselen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

nel sacchetto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

w worku
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

в мішку
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

în pungă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

στην τσάντα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

in die sak
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

i påsen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

i posen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of in the bag

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IN THE BAG»

The term «in the bag» is very widely used and occupies the 23.074 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IN THE BAG» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about in the bag

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6 QUOTES WITH «IN THE BAG»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word in the bag.
1
Michel Faber
By recycling pre-existing material, Shakespeare seemed to endorse a view common in his time, which has become even more entrenched in the 400 years since: that all the truly essential stories are already in the bag.
2
Manny Farber
Capra is an old-time movie craftsman, the master of every trick in the bag, and in many ways he is more at home with the medium than any other Hollywood director. But all of his details give the impression of contrived effect.
3
Seth Green
After working for 18 years, all of a sudden I became successful on a level where other people knew it. It's not a cat you can put back in the bag.
4
Seth Meyers
I'm a terrible grocery shopper. I hardly ever do it. And if I do, there's never more than three things in the bag.
5
Walter Dean Myers
I was teased if I brought my books home. I would take a paper bag to the library and put the books in the bag and bring them home. Not that I was that concerned about them teasing me - because I would hit them in a heartbeat. But I felt a little ashamed, having books.
6
Chi Chi Rodriguez
Golf is a thinking man's game. You can have all the shots in the bag, but if you don't know what to do with them, you've got troubles.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IN THE BAG»

Discover the use of in the bag in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to in the bag and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
It's In the Bag: What Purses Reveal---and Conceal
As Nadia, a high–powered interior designer says, "My cell and my big Tod's purse –– that is my life." In IT'S IN THE BAG, noted journalist Winifred Gallagher explains it what means for a purse to be a life.
Winifred Gallagher, 2006
2
It's in the Bag: A New, Easy, Affordable, and Doable ...
it's in the Bag schedule. With my bag meal system, you can choose within seconds the meal you would like to eat that very day! I literally only spend fifteen minutes each week making my shopping list from my empty bag meal recipe cards.
Michelle Snow, Trent Snow, 2010
3
In the Bag
Jim Carrington. Downstairs, the doorbell rings. I sit up with a start. I stuff the gun back into the end pocket and zip it back up. The doorbell rings again, impatiently. I grab the bag off my bed and take it over to the wardrobe, reach up and put it on  ...
Jim Carrington, 2011
4
The Cat in the Bag
Howard Towt. I have just one final point to emphasize on this first theme. It often appears in its softer form: REPUBLICANS ARE MEAN-SPIRITED. I used this phrase at the start of this section, and I'll bet you read right over it. Don't be misled by ...
Howard Towt, 2006
5
It's in the Bag and Under the Covers: Stories of Dating, ...
This book is the inside scoop on many ways that people with ostomies deal with dating, intimacy, sex, and caregiving.
Brenda Elsagher, 2011
6
A Stag in the Bag
Mary Elizabeth Salzmann. One day Dag found a brown bag. Dag looked in the bag and saw a small stag. 15.
Mary Elizabeth Salzmann, 2010
7
40 Fabulous Math Mysteries Kids Can't Resist
Offers forty reproducible mystery stories to help students build skills in multiplaction, division, decimals, fractions, mental math, probability, and geometry.
Martin Lee, 2001
8
In the Bag!: Margaret Knight Wraps It Up
Margaret Knight Wraps It Up Monica Kulling.
Monica Kulling, 2011
9
In the Bag!
Keith Gaines, Tessa Krailing. 日ドロ Ce ち円色 5II 包 keW 臼 S ...
Keith Gaines, Tessa Krailing, 1998
10
Lulu and the Cat in the Bag
Hilary McKay. buried treasure and the tide came in before they could find where they put it...” “Wasit lostforever?” asked Nan, horrified. “Yes,” said Charlie. “And everyone blamed Henry and me! As if it was ourfault that the sea has tides!
Hilary McKay, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IN THE BAG»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term in the bag is used in the context of the following news items.
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Apple Inc. Faces Revived Class-Action Lawsuit Over Employee Bag …
Class members in the bag search case include more than 12,000 current and former employees.” While Apple officials commented that the bag ... «Bidness ETC, Jul 15»
2
San Francisco officers find dead cat stuffed in bag at the Bay | San …
In the bag was a dead male 2-year-old brown tabby named Kazuma which was tied to a 10-pound weight. A microchip found in the cat led ... «San Francisco Sun Times, Jul 15»
3
New Haven police say search for body parts is complete - WTNH.com
Was there anything else in the bag besides the two severed arms? When it comes to those arms, the medical examiner's office can study the ... «WTNH Connecticut News, Jul 15»
4
G.P.S. Tactical Range Bag with Ammo Tote Insert Review
This bag has the patented G.P.S. Visual ID icon system for quick identification of gear stowed in the bag. Visual I.D. Storage System Icons. «AmmoLand Shooting Sports News, Jul 15»
5
It's in the bag: For crazy weeknights prepare a simple-to-make …
This June 22, 2015 photo shows weekend lemon chicken diner in a bag in Concord, N.H. Chicken legs and thighs are luscious in texture and ... «Ravalli Republic, Jul 15»
6
In the bag: What are Spieth's chances | Golf | The Sun Herald
Jordan Spieth of the United States walks to the second tee during a practice round at St Andrews Golf Club prior to the start of the British Open ... «SunHerald.com, Jul 15»
7
With Iran deal in the bag, what's Israel to do now?
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a joint meeting of the United States Congress in the House chamber at the US Capitol in ... «The Times of Israel, Jul 15»
8
Where are they now? Retirement is in the bag for Debra Fink
Debra Fink was once the first face most Maricopans saw when visiting City Hall. Now she is retired and making one-of-a-kind bags with her ... «InMaricopa.com, Jul 15»
9
Emerging from a tragic, battered childhood, hope in a college future
Through a small opening in the bag he could see a baby's head. He called police. And they smashed through bolted doors trying to find her. «Philly.com, Jul 15»
10
Smartmatic deal almost in the bag?
Technology provider Smartmatic-Total Information Management Corp. is just a couple of steps from bagging the P2.5-billion contract for the ... «Inquirer.net, Jul 15»

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