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Business English Exercise | Topic: Contracts/Contract negotiations 2

Designed to help you practice vocabulary relating to signing/ negotiating contracts. Although this quiz is meant for ESL students, it'll be useful to anyone who wants to practice this specialized vocabulary.

(Choose the best response for each one)

1. Almost any part of a contract can become a __________________________ of negotiation ( = can be negotiated).

2. The most successful negotiators are the ones who are __________________________ for a negotiation.
  mostly prepared
  most prepared
  a lot of preparation

3. We just want to make sure that this is __________________________ to both of us.

4. We have to __________________________ ( = define) who is responsible for covering shipping costs.

5. Every business relationship requires a little __________________________.

6. Because of my limited work experience, I didn't have a lot of __________________________ power ( = I couldn't ask for too much) during the salary negotiations.

7. That is not something I'm __________________________ to negotiate.

8. Let's __________________________ ( = think of/ define) a figure that will be acceptable to both of us.
  come out with
  come up with
  get in with

9. We have made a lot of __________________________ already. ( = we have already accepted many of your terms)

10. To meet someone "__________________________" means to make a compromise with someone. ex. We're willing to meet you __________________________ on this point.

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