Business Word/Phrase of the Day

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PUT DOWN pʊt daʊn

16 Jan 2017

Phrasal Verb

  • add.
Example Sentence: You can put my name down on the list.
 

LEVEL OFF lɛvəl ɔf

15 Jan 2017

Phrasal Verb

  • stop increasing.
Example Sentence: Prices levelled off in mid-June.
 

HAND OVER hænd oʊvər

14 Jan 2017

Phrasal Verb

  • give.
Example Sentence: He finally handed over the keys.
 

GET ON WITH  

13 Jan 2017

Phrasal Verb

  • have good relationship.
Example Sentence: I don't get on with her. She isn't a very nice woman.
 

GET ON TO  

12 Jan 2017

Phrasal Verb

  • contact.
Example Sentence: I'll get on to the supplier to find out what the problem is.
 

GET BACK gɛt bæk

11 Jan 2017

Phrasal Verb

  • respond.
Example Sentence: I'll get back to you on Friday with an answer.
 

FACE UP TO  

10 Jan 2017

Phrasal Verb

  • accept.
Example Sentence: Isn't it time you faced up to your responsibilities?
 

DRAG ON dræg ɒn

09 Jan 2017

Phrasal Verb

  • continue for a long time.
Example Sentence: The meeting really dragged on. I thought I was going to fall asleep!
 

CUT DOWN ON  

08 Jan 2017

Phrasal Verb

  • reduce.
Example Sentence: We need to cut down on costs, if we want to survive.
 

COME UP WITH  

07 Jan 2017

Phrasal Verb

  • think of.
Example Sentence: We need to come up with a solution to the problem.
 

CARRY ON kæri ɒn

06 Jan 2017

Phrasal Verb

  • continue.
Example Sentence: I'll carry on doing this while you are gone.
 

CALL OFF kɔl ɔf

05 Jan 2017

Phrasal Verb

  • cancel.
Example Sentence: We've decided to call off Friday's meeting.
 

BREAK OFF breɪk ɔf

04 Jan 2017

Phrasal Verb

  • stop negotiations
Example Sentence: They broke off the negotiations after 10 hours.
 

BACK DOWN bæk daʊn

03 Jan 2017

Phrasal Verb

  • stop arguing.
Example Sentence: He seems reluctant to back down and admit that he is wrong.
 

WIND UP waɪnd ʌp

02 Jan 2017

Phrasal Verb

  • close.
Example Sentence: Lawyers were called in to wind up the company.
 
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