Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
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
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)
I will round upthe figures in the budget in order to get a better estimate of costs.
I have a great app thatrounds upyour 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)
I'm going to round upthose points now before I move onto the second part of the training.
So, just toround up, we now have a new plan of action for our tiered subscription system.
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