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Ins and Outs of the Matter (The)

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All the details, both direct and indirect.

“If you want to know the ins and outs of the Yankees … . I know all their points, shape, make, and breed.”—Haliburton.

⁂ Sometimes the “Ins” means those in office, and the “Outs” those out of office, or in Opposition.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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In Posse (Latin)
In Propria Persona (Latin)
In Prospectu (Latin)
In Re (Latin)
In Situ (Latin)
In Statu Quo or In statu quo ante (Latin)
In Terrorem (Latin)
In Toto (Latin)
In Vacuo (Latin)
In-and-In
Ins and Outs of the Matter (The)
Inaugurate
Inca
Incantation
Incarnadine (To)
Inch of Candle (Sold by)
Inchcape Rock
Incog.—i.e. Incognito (Italian)
Incorruptible (The)
Incubus
Indenture