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introduce the shoemaker to the tailor

To kick someone in the buttocks. Primarily heard in UK. If you don't leave me alone, I'll introduce the shoemaker to the tailor!
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I would like you to meet someone.

 and I would like to introduce you to someone.
an expression used to introduce one person to another. (The word someone can be used as the someone.) Mary: I would like you to meet my Uncle Bill. Sally: Hello, Uncle Bill. Nice to meet you. Tom: I would like to introduce you to Bill Franklin. John: Hello, Bill. Glad to meet you. Bill: Glad to meet you, John.
See also: like, meet

introduce someone into something

to bring someone into something; to launch someone into something. Tony introduced Wally into his club. You do not wish me to introduce myself into local social life, do you?
See also: introduce

introduce someone to someone

to make someone acquainted with someone else. I would like to introduce you to my cousin, Rudolph. Allow me to introduce myself to you.
See also: introduce

introduce something into something

to bring something into something or some place; to bring something into something as an innovation. The decorator introduced a little bit of bright red into the conference room. After I introduced the new procedures into the factory, production increased enormously.
See also: introduce

let me (just) say

 and just let me say
a phrase introducing something that the speaker thinks is important. Rachel: Let me say how pleased we all are with your efforts. Henry: Why, thank you very much. Bob: Just let me say that we're extremely pleased with your activity. Bill: Thanks loads. I did what I could.
See also: let, say

to put it another way

 and put another way
a phrase introducing a restatement of what someone, usually the speaker, has just said. Father: You're still very young, Tom. To put it another way, you don't have any idea about what you're getting into. John: Could you go back to your own room now, Tom? I have to study. Put another way, get out of here! Tom: Okay, okay. Don't get your bowels in an uproar!
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Galt Medical is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Theragenics and the Galt business unit is a manufacturer and distributor of vascular access products, including introducers and guidewires which are used in interventional radiology, interventional cardiology and vascular surgery.
Invagination of a percutaneous introducer sheath may be rare, but we should be aware that it can cause PAC entrapment.
Of those institutions responding, six tertiary care hospitals reported that they prohibit the use of introducer catheters in acute care.
Key to the performance of the Aprima Access product platform is the transitionless design of the sheath and the introducer.
The Galt VTI is a tearaway introducer which includes an ergonomic, low-profile, patent-pending integrated valve and is designed to allow surgeons with the ability to introduce or provide access for other medical devices to enter into a patient's vascular system reducing the risk of an air embolism and leakage.
After fully deflating the cuff of the FLMA, the introducer of a Proseal LMA of the corresponding size can be used to conform the FLMA to its shape by placing its tip at the junction of the mask to the shaft and placing the shaft of the FLMA into the slot meant for the airway tube of the Proseal LMA (Figure 1).
Introducers of mortgage business have already promised to use the service for pounds 3 billion of mortgage transactions and others have asked Abbey to develop one-off extranet systems for them.
The Galt business unit manufactures and distributes vascular access products, including introducers and guidewires used in interventional radiology, interventional cardiology and vascular surgery.
31 December 2009 - US-based medical devices company AngioDynamics (NASDAQ: ANGO) announced yesterday the launch of a new family of micro-introducer kits, featuring a stiffened introducer option.
I report a case of the use of the introducer for a Proseal Laryngeal Mask Airway (PLMA) to enable visualisation of the larynx and endotracheal intubation in a child with restricted mouth-opening.
The Steinberg Lap Band[TM] Introducer is designed to simplify the introduction of the Lap Band and minimize potential tissue damage.
To take advantage of it the customer and introducer fill out an application form and send it by fax or post to their business development unit where applications received before 1pm will be credit scored and underwritten.
All-in-One Introducer Device Enables Accelerated Seldinger Technique for Safer Vascular Access
It is routinely inserted using a digital technique such as the classic laryngeal mask airway (LMA) or with an introducer tool such as the intubating LMA.