The idiom 'in tandem with' refers to somebody or something working or happening together, at the same time, or events that are linked in some way. This video explains the meaning and use of the idiom 'in tandem with' in English. We explain how to use it with some easy examples to help you learn this idiom so you can use it in spoken and Business English.
This idiom refers to somebody or something working or happening together, at the same time, or that are linked in some way.
As the video shows, this expression can be used in a social context, but it is more common in a professional one where two or more people or pieces of equipment, like computers, that are linked or working closely together are frequently said to be 'in tandem.'
Phrases with a similar meaning include 'side by side,' 'shoulder to shoulder,' and 'at one and the same time.'