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Business English Exercise | Topic: General Business English Terms 10

This exercise has a broad range of general business-related terms, ones that are often heard in an office setting. Although it's meant for ESL students, it'll be useful to anyone who wants to brush up on this terminology.

(Choose the best response for each one)

1. Bill's company has broken its four-quarter streak of declining _____________________.

2. Revenue from license sales _____________________ 5% during the second quarter of 2013.
  fell through

3. Because of good business decisions, our company is growing faster than _____________________.

4. We expect ____________________ growth during the next couple of quarters.

5. The CEO announced that the company was taking a new __________________.

6. The 90's stock market __________________ created scores of (= many) dot-com millionaires.

7. A __________________ company is one that isn't going to last very long. It's here one day, and gone the next.

8. The company spokesperson __________________ to answer any questions.

9. We're a little worried. One of our major __________________ is growing at a rapid rate.

10. Bill was trying to come up with a scheme to steal money from the company, but his boss __________________ to this scheme and fired him.
  caught up
  caught on

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