Learn Common Business Collocations in English
Useful BUSINESS and TIME Collocations
- Annual turnover
The company had an annual turnover of new liturgy introduced in 2011.
- Bear in mind
Bear in mind that the authors of these books also have agendas.
- Break off negotiations
He said he decided almost immediately after the hijacking to break off negotiations.
- Cease trading
A company can cease trading and still be registered at Companies House.
- Chair a meeting
He will also chair a meeting of the International Democratic Union.
- Close a deal
I told her not to come back until she closed a deal.
- Come to the point
It has come to the point where communication is relied on technology.
- Dismiss an offer
This is what happens when you dismiss an offer of food and you are running for president.
- Draw a conclusion
The basis upon which you draw a conclusion is subject to incredible impeachment.
- Draw your attention to
“I want to draw your attention to one absolutely fundamental fact”, he said.
- Go bankrupt
I am afraid that most of the small farmers will go bankrupt.
- Go into partnership
Tom went into partnership with Smith to form the firm in 1990.
- Launch a new product
If we launch a new product, we don’t see people lining up at the door, he added.
- Lay off staff
He is accused of failing to notify authorities of plans to lay off staff.
- Market forces
He predicted that market forces will continue to reform the current system.
- Past few weeks
The stock is healthy, having consolidated the past few weeks.
- Sales figures
He declined to give sales figures.
- Take on staff
Employers cannot take on staff unless they have a card.