Splendid Expressions Week 16: Day 5 of 5

Topic: BUSINESS

Complete the following colloquial expressions:

1

It's a great film and looks at all the wheeling and ......... that goes on in the financial centres of the world.

a)
b)
c)
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2

The agreement paves the ......... for one of the largest mergers to have taken place this year.

a)
b)
c)
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3

The Government has given the green .......... to businesses wishing to apply for licenses to operate in the sector.

a)
b)
c)
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Now complete the gaps with the missing words.

4

A) Mehdi always has his mobile phone to his ear and dealing and acting the successful businessman perfectly.

B) Experts predict that the new regulations will the way for a huge increase in small businesses.

C) The company has given its legal team the light to take action against their competitors.

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Make them your own!

1) How do you feel when you see people on trains loudly wheeling and dealing on their mobile phone?
2) Are you aware of government legislation in your country or region that has paved the way for new business practices?
3) If your boss gave you the green light to organise a social trip for your colleagues where would you take them?

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