Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
plot a (course/strategy)
plot a courseplot a strategy
1) put a plan in place to achieve a goal
How to MemorizePopularity MediumProfessional LowSocial
plot a course of action
To 'plot' is usually a plan involving a group of people which is morally dubious or possibly illegal or wrong against a group or the government. If you 'plot a strategy' or 'plot a course of action' it means you are carefully planning ahead for the action, you intend to take. You will hear these phrases use more often in professional contexts.
Professional Examples (Basic)
The company had tourgently plot a course of action in order to deal withtheir heavy financial losses.
The entrepreneurplotted an expert marketing strategyto launch her new product on social media, and then executed it brilliantly.
Jane sat at her deskto plot a course forhow she was going to get her business up and running. It was something for which she really needed to have her thinking cap on.
Social Examples (Basic)
Prior to leaving school, it is useful to spend time plotting a strategyfor getting into college or finding a job.
I amplotting a strategy to get a promotion in work.
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