English Language Lessons

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Idiom of the week – Bridge the gap

Posted by englishlessons on November 26, 2012

Definition:

forge a connection between two people, groups, or devices that have little in common with one another

Examples:

It is the mediator’s job to help bridge the gap between the union and management in the negotiations.

That tech company offers a product to help consumers bridge the gap between incompatible devices.

Picture it:

Think of a bridge that is built across a river, which allows people to travel easily from one side to the other.

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