Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

fill (sb) in

fill somebody in
Meaning(s)
1) provide somebody with the necessary or missing details about something
  • How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional HighSocial
    • fill me in on the latest events/what I missed
  • Analysis

    To fill somebody in about something means to update someone on the latest information or to provide someone with information facts or details.

  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. I couldn't make it to the lecture yesterday, do you mind filling me in on what I missed? I don't want to fall behind.
    2. Fill me in - what happened at the party last night? I want all the gossip!
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. The employee was filled in on what the new policy entails as soon as he returned from holiday so that he was fully up to speed with everything.
    2. I can't talk about that with you now, but I'll fill you in later on over email.
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