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    bring him up to speed

    What does "to bring someone up to speed" mean?


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    Re: bring him up to speed

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    What does "to bring someone up to speed" mean?
    If you are up to speed with a subject or activity, you have all the latest information about it and are able to do it well.

    e.g1# We arranged for some home tutoring to get him up to speed with the other children in his class.

    2#Before we start the meeting I'm going to bring you up to speed with the latest developments.

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    Re: bring him up to speed

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    Quote Originally Posted by navi
    What does "to bring someone up to speed" mean?
    If you are up to speed with a subject or activity, you have all the latest information about it and are able to do it well.

    e.g1# We arranged for some home tutoring to get him up to speed with the other children in his class.

    2#Before we start the meeting I'm going to bring you up to speed with the latest developments.
    Very good, Henry! :D


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    Re: bring him up to speed

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    Very good, Henry! :D
    Big :D

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    Re: bring him up to speed

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    Very good, Henry! :D
    Big :D

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    Thanks for bringing me up to speed on this!
    (It isn't exactly right, since we aren't talking about "the latest developments" or anything, but I just wanted to use it.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan
    Thanks for bringing me up to speed on this!
    (It isn't exactly right, since we aren't talking about "the latest developments" or anything, but I just wanted to use it.)
    You're welcome. The developments don't have to be "new", per se; they have to be "new" to the person who wasn't up to speed. :wink:

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    Then thanks to you and Henry, I have been brought up to speed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan
    Then thanks to you and Henry, I have been brought up to speed.
    :D :D :D :D


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    "up to speed"

    To be informed equally with the rest of us so we are all on the same page.

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