miniatura 6 phrasal verbs business

  1. Back/Pull out of = to decide not to do something that has been already arranged/to retreat from...


  • Our company pulled out of the deal with XYZ because of the new terms.
  1. Bail out = Giving capital to financially troubled companies in order to save them


  • Because of the pandemic situation, many tourism companies, restaurants and other business need to be bailed out with taxpayer money.

A feast with friends miniatura

The snow sparkles on the window. Through the glass a lonely man is looking, hoping to see at least one human soul at the gate.

It‘s Christmas Eve and the sun sets slowly above his house... The lights that enchantingly adorn the city will light up soon.

„The day is almost over and not even one phone call did I get.”, he whispers sadly to himself.

„I was always there for them when they asked me to. And now, when we could have spent a few days together, they declined my invitation, either because they don‘t have the time or because they can‘t come... And today, not even a mere phone call?!”

A few streets away, just as sad, a cat is looking from a car at the setting sun.

miniatura 10 phrasal verbs

  1. Catch up with

Meaning: To talk to someone you have not seen for a long time, to find out what he/she has been doing.

Example: At Christmas, we always catch up with our family.

  1. Hang up

Meaning: To attach something, usually a piece of clothing.

Example: Hang up your socks on the fireplace, Santa will come tonight.

  1. Meet up

Meaning: To meet someone in order to do something

Common Qualifiers in Business English MINIATURA

When you speak too directly, you may lead to a conflict and the person you are negotiating with may feel offended or the reality you show may seem too unbearable. That’s why is better to use qualifiers.

The qualifiers help us to soften a direct statement to make it bearable.

Here are some of them:

  • a bit

Example: Don’t say: That equipment is too expensive for us.

Say: That equipment is a bit too expensive for us.

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