(to be) in the loop

Idiom Definition

"to be in the loop"

to be part of a network which shares information (usually about a specific plan or project)

Idiom Definition - to be in the loop


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - to be in the loop

Two executives are talking ...

Executive 1: Have you heard the news?

Executive 2: No. What's going on?

Executive 1: Our company is going to be downsized.

Executive 2: I can't believe that no one told me.

Executive 1: It's odd that you weren't in the loop.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - to be in the loop

Two friends are talking about an upcoming group excursion ...

Friend 1: Are you coming skiing with us this weekend?

Friend 2: Why? Is there a skiing trip being planned?

Friend 1: Yah! We're all going to Aspen for the weekend.

Friend 2: I wish I had been kept in the loop. I made other plans.

to be in the loop - Usage:


to be in the loop - Gerund Form:

Being in the loop means you are up to date with specific information.

to be in the loop - Examples:

1)  Keep me in the loop, okay?

2)  By posting this data the students are always in the loop about what their grade is at that very moment.

3)  To avoid problems, Romney would need to keep Biden in the loop on national security issues.

4)  I still try to be in the loop of what's happening in the community.

5)  Drop us your email and we'll keep you in the loop.

6)  I'm keeping Linda in the loop.

7)  Keep your boss in the loop Remember that micromanagers are often motivated by anxiety.

8)  Thanks for letting us know Lacey! We appreciate people keeping us in the loop of changes and updates so we can pass the most accurate information along to everyone.

9)  Everybody kept me in the loop about what was going on.

10)  Mrs. MacAvoy should have kept the foster parents and Carley in the loop as to what was going on in the court case. 

11)  I find myself out of place, not in the loop, an outsider to all of my friends and peers.

12)  He promised to keep her in the loop, but communication dropped off again.

13)  That's all the more reason to keep your partner in the loop.

14)  I write a couple emails to parents to keep them in the loop on something they should be informed about.

15)  At all times, the doc and/or nurse practitioner kept me in the loop and explained what was happening and why.

16)  Weekly updates are promised by Jarod and we will keep you in the loop as development progresses. 

17)  This blog features news and analysis to keep you in the loop with your favorite local team.

18)  This indicates the Muslim in chief was indeed in the loop and directly decided to let the Americans die at the hands of his fellow Muslims.

19)  Share your drive, live! # Keep anyone in the loop about where you are, and when you'll be there.

20)  Be open. Openly give your partner support and keep them in the loop -- let them know they have your support, too.