1.up to speed 熟知
Those in charge deluded themselves they were up to speed.
2.bring together 在一起
He's trying to bring together various strands of radical philosophic thought.
3.reach out to 接触
The black middle class must now reach out with more empathy and concern to the lower class.
4.kick off 开始
We kicked off with a slap-up dinner.
5.ashamed for 羞愧
The parents felt ashamed for their son when he was dismissed by the boss.