Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

count me in

count somebody in
Meaning(s)
1) include somebody in an activity or plan
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    • that sounds fun - count me in!
  • Analysis
     'Count somebody in' is not just used to express recruiting or including somebody as part of something; it is perhaps more commonly used as an imperative when you want to join or volunteer yourself for an activity or plan that is being discussed. In such a case, you would say "Count me in". In essence, you are stating that you would like yourself to be counted among the the participants of something. The phrase usually has positive connotations and can be used in both a social and professional context.
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. I would love to go to the match with you guys - count me in!
    2. John hasn't confirmed whether he's coming to dinner tonight, but I'm counting him in because he's not one to turn down a free meal!
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    1. If you're looking for people to pitch the product to potential investors, then count me in. I feel that is where my strengths lie.
    2. Jack, Helen, and Kevin aren't the only ones to blame for the project's failure. You can count Jane in that group, too.
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