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Business English Exercise | Topic: Contracts/Contract negotiations 4

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. When you __________________________ an item, you try to get someone to change something about it. ex. "They would like to __________________________ the fees."

2. I wanted to negotiate __________________________ certain amenities ( = benefits) to be included on the contract.

3. They agreed to these points, but __________________________ we had to give up some of our demands.
  in a return
  in return
  to turn around

4. To negotiate certain points "__________________________" means to make sure that they do not appear on the contract. ex. We managed to negotiate __________________________ all the items we weren't satisfied with.

5. What happens if they fail to __________________________ with ( = if they go against) the terms of the contract?

6. You will see that this contract __________________________ all the terms that we agreed upon during negotiations.

7. The contract was annulled, because one of the parties failed to __________________________ several key specifications.

8. A __________________________ is a distinct stipulation (or provision) in a contract.

9. A term such as "significant progress" is ambiguous. It's open to __________________________.

10. This contract __________________________ ( = makes certain) that your company will be the sole provider of catering services for our events.

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