Definition of Please Start The Meeting Without Me

A phrase to indicate that a person is unable to attend the meeting at the scheduled time and requests that the meeting proceed without him or her. This phrase is typically used when the person's absence is unavoidable and they have already communicated his or her unavailability to the meeting organizer.

Example: I apologize for having to miss the design review meeting today. Please start the meeting without me, and I will catch up on the details later.

Variations: in case I'm late, start without me

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"Please Start The Meeting Without Me" is used in the workplace during meetings or emails.

The definition for "Please Start The Meeting Without Me" was last updated in 2023.

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Question: What does "Calendar Invite" mean?

   (A) When a person wants to meet with you next week.
   (B) An email sent to schedule a meeting with the option to either accept or decline the meeting at the scheduled time.
   (C) When a person has available time on their calendar to meet with you.
   (D) When a person does not have any time to meet with you.

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Word of the Day

Date: 05/25/2024

Word: Close It Out

Definition: To mark something as completed.

Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.

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