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henry

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navi said:
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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henry said:
navi said:
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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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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navi tasan said:
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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navi tasan said:
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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