inform (someone) of (something)

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inform (someone) of (something)

To share information about something with someone. Have you informed Phil of the time change for Saturday's dinner? Don't worry, I'll inform the investors of your illness, and we'll reschedule the meeting.
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inform someone of something

to tell someone a fact. Please inform Sally of my decision. Sally has been informed of your decision.
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When hunting, standard practice is to inform someone of the chosen stand site and projected return time--but do it during the off-season, too.
NNA - Tawhid Party Chief Wi'am Wahhab said in an interview with LBCI this evening that "a clash occurred between the Information Branch and supporters of the Tawhid Party which led to injuries," adding, "Whoever wishes to inform someone of a lawsuit does not send hundreds of vehicles!" He added: "Hezbollah relayed to Prime Minister Hariri the appropriate position tonight, and I have prevented any armed appearance in the town now." Referring to the Public Prosecutor at the Court of Cassation, Attorney Samir Hammoud, Wahhab described him as a "decent" man who was never involved in bloodshed.
Perhaps it was career-related (not getting that promotion), personal (relationships ending), or having to inform someone of a health status change (complication).
Owners of small boats and fishing vessels are reminded to wear life-jackets and to inform someone of their whereabouts and expected return time.
He also confirmed that when etisalat wants to inform someone of a win, he or she will be required to go physically to an etisalat office to claim the prize.
The moral of the story is that $300 worth of gear and the 15 minutes of time that it would have taken to inform someone of their location and plans could have saved Jason's life.
People planning a night in town are advised to inform someone of their whereabouts and the time they will be back home.