(someone) is in the industry

An "industry" is all of the companies and jobs that do something similar. Some examples of industries are:

  • the legal industry
  • the film industry
  • the auto industry

If someone works in the same industry as you or the person you're speaking to, you can say that they're "in the industry":

People who aren't in the industry just don't understand how much work goes into it!

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