Basic+ Word of the Day: inside

inside (preposition, adverb, noun) LISTEN

Inside on a rainy day

If you are inside, it means that you are in a building.

  • It’s raining! I’m going inside.

If something or someone is inside something, it means that they are in it.

  • What’s inside the box?

The inside of something is the part of it that is inside.

  • I cleaned the inside of my car.

If clothes are inside out, it means that we can see the inside of them (the side that is usually closest to you).

  • You’re wearing your sweater inside out.

In pop culture

Have you seen the movie Inside Out? It’s about our emotions, and what they do to us. It’s called Inside Out because we can see the insides of the people’s heads and see how they feel.

There are other meanings of inside.

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