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Business English Exercise | Topic: General Business English Terms 11





QUESTIONS:
(Choose the best response for each one)


1. Their profits increased dramatically. = Their profits went _____________________.
  by the wayside
  through the roof
  on and on

2. Not many people use this product. = The _____________________ for this product is weak.
  request
  use
  demand

3. The company is _____________________ ( = being criticized heavily) for some of their policies.
  overvalued
  under fire
  under-funded

4. He didn't write the report himself. He ____________________ it with his colleague.
  co-authored
  authorized
  cooperated

5. To write and release a public letter = To __________________ a public letter
  issue
  insure
  inspect

6. The buyout took him by surprise. = He was __________________ by the buyout.
  emboldened
  unaffected
  blindsided

7. They couldn't reach a deal. = They couldn't __________________ a deal.
  hammer out
  put out
  come across

8. They rejected his first offer. = They rejected his __________________.
  initial bid
  first bidding
  innovative bidding

9. He wasn't sure about the accepting the proposal. = He was __________________ about accepting the proposal.
  hesitated
  hesitant
  hesitate

10. The talks are at a __________________. = There is no progress being made at the talks.
  buyout
  bankruptcy
  standstill

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