Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) work together towards a single goal
How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional HighSocial
collaborate with/on, a collaborative environment/setting
To 'collaborate’ means to work with another person or a team on a particular project. The term implies an equal amount of input by all involved. Most often you will hear this used to talk about co-operation between companies and organizations, co-writers and researchers and teams. This verb can be used to talk about social collaborations but is more often used in professional contexts.
Professional Examples (Basic)
Our Manager told us tocollaborate on the projectso that we could bring our ideas together.
The open planoffice was designed as a collaborative environmentwhich would encourage colleaguesto work together.
Theboardroom was a collaborative settingfor the movie's writers, producers and directorsto work together.
They came up with much better results whenthey worked collaboratively.
The team has worked together for months, andthe research was the outcome of collaboration.
The secret agent was arrested, accused ofcollaborating with the enemy.
Social Examples (Basic)
I am collaborating with the media students in my college to create a video for the event.
Team sports are an excellent way of improving collaboration skills.
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