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predict (v.)

By Martin Wheeler on Jun 23, 2017 11:51:00 AM in Business English, Verbs

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"I predict that our turnover will decrease over the next six months."

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headquarters (n.)

By Martin Wheeler on Jun 16, 2017 10:44:00 AM in Business English, Nouns

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"Our headquarters are in Florida."

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supervise (v.)

By Martin Wheeler on Jun 9, 2017 11:45:00 AM in Business English, Verbs

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"Apprentices need to be closely supervised in order to prevent accidents from happening."

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postpone (v.)

By Martin Wheeler on Jun 2, 2017 11:18:00 AM in Business English, Verbs

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"It didn’t make sense to hold the meeting as so many people were sick. We therefore decided to postpone it to a later date."

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monitor (v.)

By Martin Wheeler on May 26, 2017 1:05:00 PM in Business English, Nouns

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"One way of monitoring employee performance is to set and review targets."

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enquiry (n.)

By Martin Wheeler on May 19, 2017 10:44:00 AM in Business English, Nouns

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"Thank you for responding to my enquiry so quickly."

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directory (n.)

By Martin Wheeler on May 12, 2017 1:05:00 PM in Business English, Nouns

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"I looked up his number in the telephone directory."

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stock (n.)

By Martin Wheeler on May 5, 2017 9:49:00 PM in Business English, Nouns

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"We have a lot of stock at the moment."

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benefit (n.)

By Martin Wheeler on Apr 28, 2017 1:05:00 PM in Business English, Nouns

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"Our office is in Bonn, which has many benefits, e.g. good transport connections to the whole of Europe."

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game plan (n.)

By Martin Wheeler on Apr 21, 2017 5:14:00 PM in Business English, Nouns

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"In order to be successful, you need a strong game plan supported fully by top management."

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