Some people say I’m a party animal – I love a good celebration! Even if I’m busy with work, I ask my friends to keep me in the loop about any fun plans they make, so I don’t miss out on any great events!
Do you want to learn more about how this common idiom is used in practice? Watch the video below for more examples!
A loop is something that goes round and round, so … keep me in it? I’m confused!
Don’t worry! Keep me in the loop is a phrase that means “Inform me of any decisions, changes, or updates” or “Keep me informed, updated, or up to date.” It’s a phrase that’s often used in business.
Let’s look at a few example sentences, shall we?
- Paul and Heather, I’ll put you in charge of organizing the staff party, but keep me in the loop. I want to know your plans before they’re finalized.
- Smith, I’m putting you in charge of the Pipsi-Co deal. Negotiations begin on Monday. I trust you, but keep me in the loop, OK?
- We still haven’t chosen the venue for Dad’s birthday party, but we should know soon. Don’t worry, I’ll keep you in the loop.
So, there we are. Do you have a similar phrase in your language? Let us know in the comments section below.
Now that you’re comfortable with this idiom, try to use in a sentence. Here are some ideas to help you practice.
- What events or activities do you think it’s important to be kept updated about in your workplace?
- Did your coworkers ever forget to tell you about something important that happened at work?
- Did your parents ever keep a secret from you? Why or why not?
- Do your family members and friends usually keep you informed about changes in their lives? Why or why not?
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