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Business English Exercise | Topic: Basic Terms for Beginners 9

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. Following months of ________________________ a successful strategy, we finally succeeded.
  trying to get developed
  trying to develop
  try developing

2. With ________________________ ( = As for) Jim's project, let's leave that for the next meeting.
  requirement for
  renowned for
  regard to

3. We plan to implement this in the ________________________ months. ( = in the near future)

4. There's ________________________ ( = It's very clear) that he is unhappy working here.
  little doubt
  a little doubt

5. He ________________________ two examples. = He gave/showed two examples.

6. If something is ________________________, it gives you the wrong idea.

7. Digital media is ________________________ changing the marketing world. ( = it is causing big changes)

8. We don't ________________________ this. = We agree that this is true.

9. This product never saw the ________________________. ( = it was never launched/released)
  light of day

10. This serves to ________________________ us that we should never neglect our core customers.

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