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up to speed

C1 If you are up to speed with a subject or activity, you have all the latest information about it and are able to do it well: We arranged for some home tutoring to get him up to speed with the other children in his class. Before we start the meeting I'm going to bring you up to speed with the latest developments.
Translations of “up to speed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 瞭解最新情況, 跟上進度…
in Russian в курсе…
in Turkish en son bilgiye/malumata sahip olma, tüm ayrıntıya hakim olma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 了解最新情况, 跟上进度…
in Polish zorientowany…
(Definition of up to speed from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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