Definition: including everyone or everything

Examples:

Our company decided to raise all the salaries. It’s across the board — everyone will get a raise.

Times are tough, and we need to cut expenses. All departments have to reduce expenses 10%. The requirement is across the board — there are no exceptions.

About Matt Krause

Matt 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, Bucharest, and Sofia for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank, and Reckitt Benckiser. He also walked across Turkey and wrote a book about it.

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