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    #1

    debrief

    Are these sentence right? Did I use the word "debrief" correctly?

    My colleague Elizabeth has been away this week and I have been covering her desk this week. I will give her a debrief on Monday and also to complete all unfinished tasks.

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    Re: debrief

    We usually use "debrief" as a verb so I'd say "I will debrief her on Monday". The final part of that sentence is not right. I'm not sure what you're trying to say. Are you going to finish all the unfinished tasks on Monday or are you going to give her a list of all the tasks you didn't complete?

    There is no need to repeat "this week" in sentence 1.

    Your opening should be "Are these sentences right?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: debrief

    I am going to finish all unfinished tasks on Monday

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    Re: debrief

    Quote Originally Posted by swallow888 View Post
    Are these sentence right? Did I use the word "debrief" correctly?

    My colleague Elizabeth has been away this week and I have been covering her desk this week. I will give her a debrief on Monday and also to complete all unfinished tasks.
    Say:

    My colleague Elizabeth has been away this week, and I have been covering her desk. I will debrief her on Monday and also complete any unfinished tasks.

    Say:

    Are these sentences right?

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    #5

    Re: debrief

    I looked up "debrief" and I saw exactly what I expected to see. When you debrief somebody you don't tell them something. You ask them something. So instead of debriefing your colleague fill her in on what you have done and what you haven't done.

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