in-tray in-tray

Definition(s):

  • (n) a wood or metal receptacle placed on your desk to hold your incoming material

Usage(s):

  1. The in-tray contains a map of Burmathe PM is planning a visit there next yearand a seventh draft of a speech on aids.
  2. The in-tray contains a map of Burmathe PM is planning a visit there next yearand a seventh draft of a speech on aids.

News

  • Manchester United: Rooney or Ronaldo as the Moyes' Revolution Begins?

    With David Moyes returning from holiday on Monday 24 June , he has big decisions to make about Wayne Rooney, Cristiano Ronaldo and Thiago Alcantara . But these are just a few of the issues that are sitting in his in-tray when he starts work a week before he needs to. Being the man he is, not only will he not hang around, but he will also have started moves in train before he left for his ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "At the top of my in-tray will be plans to ensure faster broadband access for homes and businesses and combating digital piracy - as we move towards publication of the Digital Economy Bill," said Timms.
    on Aug 7, 2009 By: Stephen Timms Source: IT PRO

  2. "There are important acquisitions in Asia and Africa that we have to make, we have got further cost reductions to do, we've got more data products to bring to life, we've got a full in-tray," Sarin said during an interview.
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Arun Sarin Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Michael Jack, committee chairman, said: "Defra must raise its game on rural affairs if it is to unlock the billions of pounds of untapped economic potential in the countryside. With climate change gone from Hilary Benn's in-tray, his department must...
    on Oct 29, 2008 By: Michael Jack Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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