“I thought it would be a good idea to pull together a contact list for the group, which I've attached.”
You're working on a long-term project for your company that involves people from several different departments. You put together a list of names and phone numbers for all of the people working on the project. You email this to everyone in the group.
I thought it would be a good idea to pull together a contact list for the group, which I've attached.
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The word "attach" means to stick or connect two things to each other. When you're writing e-mail and want to send someone a file, you "attach" the file to an e-mail message. The file that you attach is called "an attachment".
An idea that you think is smart and useful is "a good idea".
You can use "good idea" in these ways:
That's a good idea.
A: We can ask Keisuke.
B: Good idea.
Olivia had a good idea. She suggested that we each score the applications separately and then add up the scores.
"Pulling together" a list of information means finding the information and collecting it in one place. People "pull together" things like:
- contact information for a group of people
- a list of choices of things to buy
Use this phrase to explain why you decided to do something:
I thought it would be nice to get some house plants.
You can also say "I thought it would be ___ for ___":
I thought it would good for you and her to meet and discuss it directly.