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Business English Exercise | Topic: Sales Terms/Expressions 2

Designed to teach you the most common vocabulary/terms used in sales. This exercise is meant for ESL (English as a second language) students, but will be useful to anyone wanting to learn this specialized terminology.

(Choose the best response for each one)

1. The numbers for the last quarter were very ______________ ( = positive).

2. What do you do with market research?
  You make it
  You conduct it
  You create it

3. I don't really see a lot of sales ______________ for this product.

4. The percentage of sales the company has left over as profit after paying all expenses is called a profit ______________ .

5. What percentage of your ______________ ( = potential deals) end in closed deals?

6. If a profit margin is "not sustainable", it means that:
  the company is doing well
  the company doesn't need more money
  the company won't be able to exist a long time if the profit margin doesn't increase

7. The most successful salespeople in a company are referred to as its "top ________________".

8. Tom did so well last year, he was ________________to management.

9. We plan to launch a new sales ________________ to attract new customers.

10. There are several reasons for this ________________. ( = inability to understand one another/ come to an agreement)

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