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Business English Exercise | Topic: Basic Terms for Beginners 8

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.

(Choose the best response for each one)

1. We _____________ ( = finished) this contract last month.

2. You have $100 _____________ ( = that you have to pay) on your account.

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

4. I learned from this experience. = It was a _____________ experience.

5. You will receive 50% _____________ ( = before you do the work), and the rest when you finish the contract.
  up front

6. I have never ___________________ ( = had experience with) these types of clients.
  dealt with

7. How do I _____________ doing this? = What are the steps I should take in order to do this?
  go about
  go around
  go out

8. He spent a great _____________ ( = a lot) of time and money.

9. I'm not sure which loan I should _____________.
  apply to
  apply for

10. It's _____________ that you'll get rejected. = You probably will not get rejected.

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