What does the word “Delegate” mean?
Delegate means to entrust someone with a task or responsibility. So, if someone says “I delegated the task to my colleague”, they mean that they gave the responsibility of completing the task to their colleague.
Here are some example sentences using delegate with this meaning:
- The manager decided to delegate the responsibility of organizing the company’s annual conference to one of her employees.
- Due to his busy schedule, the CEO decided to delegate some of his duties to his assistant.
- The coach decided to delegate the task of leading the warm-up exercises to one of the senior players on the team.
Can you think of any other example sentences using delegate?
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