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bring someone up to speed

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bring someone up to speed

verb phrase

To give necessary information; FILL someone IN, PUT someone IN THE PICTURE: Well, look, I appreciate your keeping me up to speed/ Johnson's teammates have gone out of their way to help him get up to speed

[fr the need to increase gradually the speed of a machine or phonograph turntable, video recorder, etc, to the proper rate]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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