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Feed me back, feed me back

Feed me back, feed me back 
Don't keep it away from me because 
You don't know... 
What it means to me 

 In virtually every stage of our lives, we have to be evaluated on our performance in a given situation. This evaluation comes in what we know almost universally as FEEDBACK. The problem of words like that is they become "buzzwords", often ending up as clichés. The word is used over and over so many times that the original meaning gets lost or diluted. 

Knowing what Feedback is (let's see how many times I am going to use the word here) might help us give it more effectively, and consequently, might aid those on the receiving end to take it for what it is - an assessment based on some kind of criteria - subjective or objective. 

While reading a leaflet about professional development courses in Portuguese, I cam across a "translation" of Feedback that woke me up to a better understanding of the concept

Acompanhamento e parecer sobre o desempenho de aprendizes