Words of the Week – in a nutshell

In a nutshell (image: Fiona…Rae)

In a nutshell means a concise summary. If someone misses class due to an interview, and they have just a few minutes before their next class, they may say to a teammate, “Tell me what I missed in a nutshell.” The teammate would respond with the highlights of the last class briefly and succinctly, allowing both people to return their focus to the front of the classroom before the Professor begins.

Author: Grayson Leverenz

Grayson Leverenz founded MBA in the USA® to help international students build networks, find jobs, and have fun in the USA. Hundreds of global professionals have benefited from Grayson’s intercultural workshops, and she has worked with people from Brazil, China, India, South Africa, South Korea, the UK, and the USA to build effective virtual teams and craft brilliant careers.

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