Keep/Bring Up to Speed - Idiom

Video Overview

The idiom ‘bring someone up to speed' means to give someone all the latest information about something. This video explains the meaning and use of the idiom 'bring someone up to speed' in English. We give some easy examples to help you learn this idiom so you can use it socially and professionally.

Video Analysis

When someone is ‘kept up to speed’ with something, it means they have been given the information needed to maintain their knowledge on the subject. In Computing, software gets updated on an ongoing basis and employees working with that software are required to ‘keep up to speed’ with these updates. When someone is ‘brought up to speed’, it means that they have missed certain updates or recent information and they will now be informed of, and updated on, those current events.

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