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About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

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About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

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About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

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About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

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About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

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About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

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About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

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About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

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About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

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About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To vow

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To fuel

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To flock

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

Chorus

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

A vacuum

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To speak up

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To put something back

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To wash up

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To rip something up

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To tear something out

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To soar

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To rekindle

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To pull back

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To brush off

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

Tit-for-tat

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To shrug off

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To notch up

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To lock in

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To get out

Meaning: to become known, to become public knowledge Examples: I don’t want it to get out that I am leaving. Please don’t tell anyone. If this bad news gets out, people will panic and try to run away. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an...

To set up

Meaning: to construct or build something Examples: The people set up camp by the lake. The child was building something with her blocks, so I asked her what she was setting up. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has...

To run on

Meaning: to continue without interruption Examples: The discussion ran on for hours. Don’t start that book, it runs on for hundreds of pages and never says anything. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been...

To run around

Meaning: to be very busy doing something Examples: My new boss asks me to do a million different things. She makes me run around all the time. I am tired, I have been running around all day, fixing the house, doing the shopping, etc. About Matt KrauseMatt began his...

To put something across

Meaning: to explain something Examples: This is a complicated subject, I don’t know how to put it across to you. If someone does not understand that other subject, it is hard to put this across to them. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an...

To run away from something

Meaning: to escape from something Examples: The prisoners ran away from the prison during the fire. I don’t like my job. I don’t like this city. I want to run away from everything. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and...

To let someone in on something

Meaning: to allow someone to know something Examples: I let him in on the big changes happening in our office. I never know what he is doing, he never lets me in on his life. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been...

To cut something up

Meaning: to cut into pieces Examples: My mother cut the onions up before cooking the meat. This big project will be easier if you cut it up into smaller pieces. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching...

To cut across something

Meaning: to cross something in order to make a shorter route Examples: If I cut across the field, it’ll save time. If I cut across the school, I can get to work earlier. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been...

To cut into something

Meaning: to make something shorter or smaller Examples: The knife is very sharp, it will easily cut into the cake. I like my family time very much, I don’t want my new job to cut into it. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and...

To look back

Meaning: to think about the past Examples: It is important to look ahead at the future, and to not spend too much time looking back. When I look back at my childhood, I realize it was a very good childhood. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an...

To cut back on something

Meaning: to reduce something Examples: My doctor told me to cut back on salt. Money is tight these days, we need to cut back on expenses. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect...

To take down

Meaning: to remove something from a high position Examples: He took the vase down from the high shelf. I don’t like that man, I think he got his position by stealing it. I am going to take him down. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import...

To take something over

Meaning: to take control of something Examples: He loves to control everything. If we invite him to the party, he will try to take everything over. A new boss took the company over last week. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and...

To look in on someone

Meaning: to give a short visit, often just to make sure someone is okay Examples: My father is very old. Can you look in on him a few times each week, just to make sure he is okay? When I was in the hospital, my best friend came to look in on me every day. About Matt...

To look around somewhere

Meaning: to visit a place and look at the things in it Examples: When I visit a new city, I like to just look around the place. When I go to a store, sometimes I just want to look around at things. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer,...

To look back

Meaning: to think about the past Examples: It is important to look ahead at the future, and to not spend too much time looking back. When I look back at my childhood, I realize it was a very good childhood. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an...

To look ahead

Meaning: to think about the future Examples: The past if finished. We must look ahead. I know this won’t happen for another year or two, but I just want to look ahead. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been...

To read up on something

Meaning: to read a lot about something in order to learn about it Examples: I wanted to learn more about the war, so I read up on it. Before we met, I read up on you. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been...

To read something back

Meaning: to read something again, especially to someone else Examples: That last sentence was really important, can you read that back to everyone in the room? Could you read that back to me? I want to hear your pronunciation. About Matt KrauseMatt began his...

To make something into something else

Meaning: to change something into something else Examples: I don’t like my new boyfriend. He keeps trying to make me into someone I am not. If you add blue paint, you can make red paint into purple paint. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an...

To keep something away from someone

Meaning: to not tell someone something, to not let someone near something Examples: He doesn’t like bad news, so I try to keep bad news away from him. It is important to keep medicine away from children. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an...

To keep off

Meaning: to not touch something, or to not discuss something Examples: He talks a lot, but he keeps off the subject of his divorce. I ask the children to keep off the grass. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been...

To keep someone in

Meaning: to not allow someone to go outside Examples: Because they were noisy during class, the teacher kept the children in after class. The dog is barking a lot today, I am keeping him in because it is raining. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an...

To hang around

Meaning: to move slowly, to do something slowly Examples: Don’t hang around, you have a train to catch! I am doing nothing today, just relaxing and hanging around the house. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has...

To get away

Meaning: To take a vacation Examples: I have been working too hard, I really need to get away to a tropical island. Sometimes I just want to get away from this big city. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been...

To set off

Meaning: to start a journey Examples: They set off for London at 5pm. I want to set off for a distant location. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and...

To carry on with something

Meaning: to continue with something Examples: When I am gone, I want you to carry on with this project. Even though he asked me to stop singing, I decided to carry on like I was before. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since...

To check off

Meaning: to mark with a tick mark, to mark something as done Examples: I like my “to do” list to be clear. Please wait while I check off these last two things. Here is a list, let’s check off the names of the people we don’t want at the party....

To clear up

Meaning: to solve, to explain, or to remove a problem Examples: This project is confusing, I hope he can clear it up. It rained a lot today, maybe it will clear up tomorrow. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been...

To clear out of somewhere

Meaning: to leave from somewhere Examples: We need to clear out of here before that bad man comes back. I haven’t paid the rent in many months. The landlord asked me to clear out of the house. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an...

To clear away

Meaning: to open a space, to put things away Examples: You should clear away all your toys before bedtime. I need to clear away the trees before I can farm this land. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been...

To catch on

Meaning: to become popular Examples: This game will catch on among young people. In the past, that song was not popular, but now it is catching on. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to...

To catch somebody up on something

Meaning: to give somebody the latest news or information about something Examples: Can someone catch us up on the latest news? He doesn’t know about the new products. I will catch him up on them. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import...

To bring down

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To make up for something

Meaning: to recover, to make something better, to fix a problem you created Examples: Nothing can make up for a lost child. I came to work late yesterday, so I have to work this weekend to make up for it. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import...

To take in

Meaning: to allow somebody to stay in your home Examples: My house has an extra bed, so I can take in one more person. Our friend was homeless after the fire, so we took his family in. About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since...

Boom

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To spur

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To scrap

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To put someone in the driver’s seat

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To bring something into the open

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...

To bicker

About Matt KrauseMatt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank,...