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enhance (v.)

By Martin Wheeler on Oct 20, 2017 12:36:45 PM in Business English, Verbs

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"The modifications we made have definitely enhanced the engine’s performance."

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decline (v.)

By Martin Wheeler on Oct 13, 2017 11:23:00 AM in Business English, Verbs

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"I declined his invitation to the meeting, because I was going to be in China that week."

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achieve (v.)

By Martin Wheeler on Oct 6, 2017 11:45:00 AM in Business English, Verbs

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"We need to set the right measures to make sure we achieve our goals."

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approve (v.)

By Martin Wheeler on Sep 29, 2017 11:21:00 AM in Business English, Verbs

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"I don’t approve of the way he behaved. For me, it’s really important to uphold our values. Values he doesn’t seem to share."

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tailor (v.)

By Martin Wheeler on Sep 22, 2017 1:35:00 PM in Business English, Verbs

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"We can offer a range of standard products, but our training is most successful when it is tailored to your needs."

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commit (v.)

By Martin Wheeler on Sep 15, 2017 12:33:00 PM in Business English, Verbs

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"According to our contract we are committed to working together for the next two years."

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absence (n.)

By Martin Wheeler on Sep 8, 2017 2:35:00 PM in Business English, Nouns

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"We have to plan for absence to make sure that the office is staffed at all times."

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promote (v.)

By Martin Wheeler on Sep 1, 2017 10:29:00 AM in Business English, Verbs

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"Her performance had been excellent, so she was promoted quickly."

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trip (n.)

By Martin Wheeler on Aug 25, 2017 10:23:00 PM in Business English, Nouns

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"How did your trip to Newcastle go?"

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remit (n.)

By Martin Wheeler on Aug 18, 2017 10:44:00 AM in Business English, Nouns

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"Our remit is to redesign the company’s product range."

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