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1‘my breath misted up the inside of my visor’
interior, inner part, inner side, inner surface
centre, core, middle, heart, nucleus
2‘my insides are out of order’
stomach, gut, bowels, intestines
informal internal organs, viscera, entrails
informal belly, tummy, guts, bread basket
1‘he took an envelope from his inside pocket’
inner, interior, internal, inmost, innermost
on the inside
2‘the directors used inside information to their own advantage’
confidential, classified, restricted, reserved, privileged, private, internal, secret, top secret, exclusive, off the record, not for publication
1‘the old woman ushered me inside’
indoors, within, in
into the interior, into the house, into the building, into the room
2‘don't let them know how you feel inside’
inwardly, within, secretly, privately, deep down, at heart, in one's heart, in one's mind, emotionally, intuitively, instinctively
3‘if I commit another offence I'll be back inside’
in prison, in jail, in custody, under lock and key
informal locked up, imprisoned, incarcerated
informal behind bars, doing time
British informal doing porridge, doing bird, banged up
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