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Business English Exercise | Topic: Basic Terms for Beginners 7

This exercise has a broad range of general business-related terms for beginners. It's a good way for ESL students to learn basic words and expressions used in the world of business.





QUESTIONS:
(Choose the best response for each one)


1. We need the board of directors to _____________ ( = support) this proposal.
  get in
  get up
  get behind

2. I have to take Friday _____________. ( = I can't come to work on Friday)
  away
  off
  free

3. I had a _____________ convincing the CEO to support my proposal.
  bad luck
  hard time
  hard luck

4. Our company _____________ ( = makes) bottle caps.
  b + c
  produces
  manufactures

5. We're the biggest _____________ of fireworks in the country.
  distribute
  distribution
  distributor

6. I can't ___________________ the meeting today ( = I won't be able to attend) - I've got an important project that's due this afternoon.
  make
  go
  assist

7. I recommend that we hire another web developer. John can't ___________________ all the work by himself.
  handle
  hand
  pursue

8. Let's start = Let's get ___________________
  on
  start
  started

9. Let's ___________________ = Let's continue
  move up
  move on
  get some things straight

10. Veronica, could you please get ___________________ with Bob ( = contact Bob) this afternoon?
  in touch
  touch
  speaking

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