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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!
See also: introduce, tailor

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!
See also: another, put, way
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The new product is an all-in-one safety introducer that addresses the over-wire vascular access market, valued at more than $1 billion, by providing faster, safer and simpler vascular access.
The commitment by Medtronic to bring guidewire introducer safety needles to the market is an extremely important step in our efforts to broaden the use of safety needles in cardiac access procedures," Hartman continued.
NYSE: STJ) today announced the release of new electrophysiology catheters and guiding introducers that can assist clinicians in the diagnosis of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF), a common heart arrhythmia.
Engage Family offers physicians state-of-the-art introducers capable of facilitating both femoral and radial access
Agilis[TM] NxT Large Curl Steerable Introducer: The introducer was designed to provide physicians with expanded access for further reach in the left side of the cardiac anatomy, while providing stability for a wide range of EP catheters for mapping and ablation.
This product is an excellent complement to our introducer product line and opens up the opportunity for the Company to participate in the fastest growing segment of the vascular access market," said Mark Kraus, vice president and general manager of the Company's Vascular Delivery Systems division.
AngioDynamics (NASDAQ:ANGO) today announced the launch of a new family of micro-introducer kits, featuring a stiffened introducer option.
The company attributed the increase in sales in the first quarter to expanded market penetration of its vessel introducer in both the pacemaker and infusion catheter markets.
The IntuiTrak Express incorporates novel design, delivery and deployment features and enables delivery of the Powerlink XL stent graft through the IntuiTrak 19Fr introducer sheath during the endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) in patients with aortic necks up to 32mm in diameter.
Contract notice: Delivery of sets to puncture the pleural cavity, a closed system of vascular access, cardiac specialist small equipment and catheters, and introducer kits - 4 packages.
The company stated that the increase in 1992 sales compared to 1991 is primarily due to increased sales of its proprietary vessel introducer to Medtronic and Bard Access Systems.
Contract awarded for introducer percutaneous arterial for arteriography (complete kit) introducer canula including guided catheter dilator gauge metal and french 06, descartable.
Sales of the company's proprietary vessel introducer to Medtronic, Inc.
Valved Peel-Away Introducer Patents Were Found Valid and Infringed by Competitor