Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

round up

round up
1) To round up means to gather things together,  or to summarise or conclude.
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    • round people up/round up the figures
  • Analysis
    You can round up objects or people, meaning to gather them together. You might use the phrase round up when you are concluding a meeting meaning 'to summarise' or to indicate that you want to finish or conclude. You will often hear this phrase at the end of meetings or presentations.
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    Can you round up everyone in the class for a quick meeting?
  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. I will round up the figures in the budget in order to get a better estimate of costs.
    2. I have a great app that rounds up your transactions and puts the saving into an account. 

  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    To round up the meeting I will go over the actions we have agreed on.
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    1. I'm going to round up those points now before I move onto the second part of the training.
    2. So, just to round up, we now have a new plan of action for our tiered subscription system.
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