In this video of the English Conversation Topics series, I will take you through the meanings and uses of some common English idioms used in business situations.
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Video Transcript: English vocabulary: Business Idioms 1
Are you interested in expanding your English vocabulary? In this video, I share with you some simple English vocabulary that you can use immediately to start learning English quickly, easily and without overwhelm. If you enjoy the video click on the like button below or leave us a comment. Stay tuned.
A product, service or business division that generates a lot of cash for a company.
“Since they bought it, Google has been a huge cash cow for Google.”
At a premium
At a high price; at a relatively high price.
“The newest technology is always sold at a premium.”
Bite the bullet
(to) bite the bullet.
To make a difficult or painful decision; to take a difficult step.
They decided to bite the bullet and pay the higher price for the house they really wanted.
Climb the corporate ladder
(to) climb the corporate ladder
Advance in one’s career; the process of being promoted and making it to senior management.
Mr Smith had done very well to climb the corporate ladder so quickly.
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