Commonly Used Business Collocations in English

Below is the list of common business collocations in English you should learn.

Useful TIME and BUSINESS Collocations

Annual turnover

  • Example: The company had an annual turnover of new liturgy introduced in 2011.

Bear in mind

  • Example: Bear in mind that the authors of these books also have agendas.

Break off negotiations

  • Example: He said he decided almost immediately after the hijacking to break off negotiations.

Cease trading

  • Example: A company can cease trading and still be registered at Companies House.

Chair a meeting

  • Example: He will also chair a meeting of the International Democratic Union.

Close a deal

  • Example: I told her not to come back until she closed a deal.

Come to the point

  • Example: It has come to the point where communication is relied on technology.

Dismiss an offer

  • Example: This is what happens when you dismiss an offer of food and you are running for president.

Draw a conclusion

  • Example: The basis upon which you draw a conclusionis subject to incredible impeachment.

Draw your attention to

  • Example: “I want to draw your attention to one absolutely fundamental fact”, he said.

Go bankrupt

  • Example: I am afraid that most of the small farmers will go bankrupt.

Go into partnership

  • Example: Tom went into partnership with Smith to form the firm in 1990.

Launch a new product

  • Example: If we launch a new product, we don’t see people lining up at the door, he added.

Lay off staff

  • Example: He is accused of failing to notify authorities of plans to lay off staff.

Market forces

  • Example: He predicted that market forces will continue to reform the current system.

Past few weeks

  • Example: The stock is healthy, having consolidated the past few weeks.

Sales figures

  • Example: He declined to give sales figures.

Take on staff

  • Example: Employers cannot take on staff unless they have a card.

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