What is this “do the needful revert back” thing?

Apple toplad
Sep 18 33 Comments

I can sense that it is an idiom type thing in Indian English but not sure of the context and where to use it. Examples?

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TOP 33 Comments
  • New GUIQ05
    Not just revert back, but kindly revert ASAP. Please remember the same.
    Sep 18 6
    • Adobe spiltBeans
      😂😂
      Sep 18
    • Reliable Software / Eng Atinlay5
      May I know your gut name sir?
      Sep 18
    • Apple toplad
      OP
      My gut has a name? This is getting weird now. Y’all need to stop playing with me lol
      Sep 18
    • Infosys / Mgmt
      TfDf00

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      Meh.
      TfDf00more
      Kindly do the needful.
      Sep 18
    • Reliable Software / Eng Atinlay5
      Somebody gonna get a hurt REAL BAD
      Sep 18
  • Facebook / Eng mturtle
    In en_in the phase "do the needful" is a request for assistance. EG: "a customer has reported they account is broken because of the rising presence of the sith lords. Please do the needful." Here we are being requested to defeat the sixth lords.

    Kindly revert back is used when a change was made that broke something. It's a request to reserve whatever you did. Typically rollback.

    For some reason blind uses it as a meme to make fun of Indians.
    Sep 18 2
    • Airbnb wise taco
      Thanks for kindly doing the needful and now revert back to work
      Sep 18
    • Darkstore grayworm
      I always thought do the needful was when a pervy Indian guy messages a white girl on Facebook asking if they can do the needful/show bobs/vageen
      Sep 18
  • Zyzyxtech ⚽️s
    I’m guessing it means - do whatever is needed for the task at hand?
    Sep 18 4
    • Apple toplad
      OP
      And revert back?
      Sep 18
    • Apple toplad
      OP
      Do whatever is needed and revert back? That doesn’t make much sense
      Sep 18
    • Axtria unicorn101
      It means "please do whatever is needed to address the issue at hand and keep me posted"
      Sep 18
    • Reliable Software / Eng Atinlay5
      Obviously right hand
      Sep 18
  • Turn 360 degrees
    Sep 18 2
    • Microsoft oackjfk
      lol
      Sep 18
    • Reliable Software / Eng Atinlay5
      My my didn't notice you staring. Would have if I was working at IBM 😂
      Sep 18
  • Facebook
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    Chinese English is much better. Such as "people mountain people sea", "long time no see".

    So easy to understand.
    Sep 18 2
    • Reliable Software / Eng Atinlay5
      What is people mountain people see? That sounds deep like something Oogway mentioned. So I am curious 😂
      Sep 18
    • Facebook
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      People sea not people see. Means so many people, like a mountain of people or sea of people.
      Sep 18
  • Facebook Grungypk
    Any English dictionary will clarify. Please do the needful and revert back if your confusion still remains.
    Sep 18 1
    • Facebook Grungypk
      In plain English "please go do what is suggested/needed here and then get back to me".
      Sep 18
  • Juniper scandeep
    You forgot “please do the needful”
    Sep 18 1
    • Microsoft dkjg84
      Excuse me, I believe it's please ~kindly~ do the needful
      Sep 18
  • Amazon ponу
    only
    Sep 18 0
  • Amazon ponу
    prepone
    Sep 18 0
  • Amazon ponу
    updation
    Sep 18 0
  • Adobe LdynRed
    Mind the needful before you mind the gap.
    Sep 18 0
  • Facebook Rez345
    Bend over and revert
    Sep 18 0
  • cheap import.
    Sep 18 0
  • Magic Leap ☄️💥🔥
    git revert
    Sep 18 0