Business English Grammar Exercise
| Topic: Phrasal verbs in Business English 8
Complete each of the following sentences with the correct phrasal verb on the right.:
crack down on
cut down on
hold off on
miss out on
1. The broker told me to
buying that stock. ( = to not buy that stock yet)
2. The government plans to
inversion deals. ( = to take measures against inversion deals)
3. The initial bid to buy the company fell through, but most people agree that new bids will
. ( = materialize)
4. Most big companies have
hiring. ( = are hiring less people)
5. They plan to
( = increase) production in the fourth quarter.
6. Investors are curious to see how this will
( = unfold) in court.
7. They failed to
(= buy shares from) the remaining shareholders.
8. Tomorrow she plans to
( = question) a couple of experts to get some insight on the matter.
9. I don't want you to
( = fail to capitalize on) emerging markets.
10. You forgot to
( = consider, include in the equation) all the outstanding debt.
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