plan (something) out


1. organise or arrange details of event or project






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plan out the party/meeting/conference

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To 'plan out' something means to carefully plan or arrange how you are going to do something or make a detailed itinerary of how you want something to go in the future. "I have my birthday party all planned out."  "I have planned out how I am going to get my dream job." "We have our approach planned out." You will hear this expression used both in social and professional contexts.

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  1. She was great at planning out parties. Everything arrived on time - the cake, the balloons, and the DJ.
  2. She had her whole life planned out since she left school but she hadn't banked on her finances running low before she graduated.

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  1. The conference was very well planned out. Everything went smoothly and we got lots of positive feedback.
  2. I think we should plan the project out very carefully. There are a lot of moving parts and anything could go wrong.
  3. So, if we plan out the meeting properly, everyone will get fifteen minutes to speak.

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