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Business English Exercise | Topic: Sales Terms/Expressions 3

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. We are looking to _____________________ with other players in the industry.

2. This decision will not affect our _____________________. ( = profits)
  bottom lane
  bottom line

3. When potential is "realized" it is:

4. We've got to do an analysis on the length and cost of our sales _____________________. ( = complete sales process from beginning to end)

5. In sales, "customers retained" refers to the customers that a company _____________________.
  has kept
  has lost
  has found

6. Mr. Lin has a lot of experience, but he still doesn't meet the _____________________ requirements for this position.

7. These _____________________ programs are designed to improve sales performance.

8. Sales managers are paid to _____________________ results.

9. How effective are these programs over the _____________________? ( = over a long period of time)
  long term
  long time

10. Many sales managers use _____________________ software to improve sales performance.

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