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Business English Exercise | Topic: General Business English Terms 4

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.





QUESTIONS:
(Choose the best response for each one)


1. John isn't a permanent employee; he's a ___________________.
  temp
  part-time
  hired

2. ___________________ means that someone gets hired as a temporary employee, and then, in time, has the chance to become a permanent employee.
  Temp-to-full
  Temp-to-hire
  Temp-to-non-temp

3. I can't make it at 2. I have an important meeting ___________________ ( = I have to attend).
  I can't get out
  I can't get out from
  I can't get out of

4. Make sure you ___________________ with Nancy about what we all discussed this morning.
  follow-up
  follow
  converse

5. He's got a really positive ___________________. He'll do well at this company.
  look
  sense
  attitude

6. A "micromanager" wants to ___________________.
  let his employees work independently
  have total control over everything
  bankrupt the company s/he works for

7. You should always wear your name ________________. ( = a little piece of paper with your name that you wear on your shirt) when you're at work.
  tag
  paper
  patch

8. Tony, can you ___________________ these documents and see if there's anything in them about the Dell contract?
  observe
  look through
  look

9. P1: Can we meet at 2:00 PM? P2: Let me check my ___________________.
  requirement
  schedule
  clock

10. Marketing really dropped the ___________________ on this one. ( = really made a big mistake)
  balls
  bowl
  ball

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