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Business English Exercise | Topic: General Business English Terms 12


QUESTIONS:
(Choose the best response for each one)


1. The two candidates have never argued, so there is no _____________________ between them. ( = there is no grudge stemming from previous arguments, disputes, etc.)
  bad blood
  bad news
  bad manners

2. Investors got _____________________ ( = very upset) about the news.
  bent out of shape
  an earful
  blown out of proportion

3. This is not as serious as it seems. It just got _____________________ ( = its importance was exaggerated).
  bent out of shape
  an earful
  blown out of proportion

4. Jim got ____________________ from his boss. = Jim was reprimanded by his boss.
  bent out of shape
  an earful
  blown out of proportion

5. To affect the stock price = To __________________ the stock price
  insure
  instigate
  impact

6. Jim wanted to __________________ his house against fire.
  insure
  impact
  instigate

7. They wanted to create a conflict between the two firms. = They wanted to __________________ a conflict between the two firms.
  instigate
  insure
  impact

8. He focused in on a good strategy. = He __________________ on a good strategy.
  called up
  pulled up
  honed in

9. Let me explain/clarify. = Let me __________________ on this.
  shine light
  shine some light
  shine the light

10. They went bankrupt last year. = They __________________ last year.
  flooded
  folded
  fell

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