Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts


1) flow or fall quickly or in large quantities, pass information down through the levels of an organization
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    • cascade the information to employees
  • Analysis

    A cascade usually refers to a body of water such as a small waterfall which falls in stages down a slope or which progresses through different levels. A cascade can refer to the transfer of knowledge or information which is passed on from person to person. I cascade can also refer to something which falls or arrives in great quantity.

  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. The water was cascading over the edge of the rocks, creating a dramatic waterfall.
    2. cascade of people poured through the door for the closing down sale.
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    1. The chain of command we have in place means that the information will be cascaded down to employees through their line managers.
    2. Once the factory closed, it led to a cascade of smaller businesses closing in the area.
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