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    #1

    max

    The sales department has maxed out and needs more personnel to call on new clients.


    i don't understand the meaning of this sentence..

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    Re: max

    It has run out of resources. It needs more people or more time or more phones or something. With the resources it has - for example - it can handle 100 customers a day; That is the most it can handle - the maximum.

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    #3

    Re: max

    to max sth out = to use something such as money or supplies so that there is none left

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