I.in [ɪn]ПРЕДIn is often used after verbs in English ( join in, tuck in, result in, write in etc.). For translations, consult the appropriate verb entry ( join in, tuck in, result, write etc.). If you have doubts about how to translate a phrase or expression beginning with in ( in a huff, in business, in trouble etc.) you should consult the appropriate noun entry ( huff, business, trouble etc.). This dictionary contains Usage Notes on such topics as age, countries, dates, islands, months, towns and cities etc. Many of these use the preposition in. For the index to these notes . For examples of the above and particular functions and uses of in, see the entry below.