Business English Phrasal Verbs

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  • 1. 
    To break new ground
  • 2. 
    to work oneself into the ground
  • 3. 
    to suit somebody down to the ground
  • 4. 
    to fall on stony ground
  • 5. 
    to get a project off the ground
  • 6. 
    get in on the ground floor
  • 7. 
    to hold one's ground with
  • 8. 
    to do a lot of groundwork
  • 9. 
    to keep one's ears to the ground
  • 10. 
    to be on safe ground
  • 11. 
    to be thin on the ground
  • 12. 
    to get in the way
  • 13. 
    to get one's way on
  • 14. 
    to give way
  • 15. 
    to be in a bad way
  • 16. 
    in more ways than one
  • 17. 
    to have it both ways
  • 18. 
    to be on the way
  • 19. 
    to go a long way
  • 20. 
    to go out of one's way
  • 21. 
    to pay the way
  • 22. 
    where there's a will there's a way
  • 23. 
    at stake
  • 24. 
    to back down
  • 25. 
    to brake off
  • 26. 
    to bring off
  • 27. 
    to cut a deal
  • 28. 
    to fall through
  • 29. 
    to talk into
  • 30. 
    to talk something over
  • 31. 
    to make a point of doing something
  • 32. 
    to hold out
  • 33. 
    to talk somebody out
  • 34. 
    beside the point
  • 35. 
    to get the point
  • 36. 
    moot point
  • 37. 
    to stick to the point
  • 38. 
    there's no point in
  • 39. 
    turning point
  • 40. 
    to win back
  • 41. 
    to outline
  • 42. 
    to pledge
  • 43. 
    general strike
  • 44. 
    joint venture
  • 45. 
    plant
  • 46. 
    initial public offering
  • 47. 
    list stock
  • 48. 
    stock / share
  • 49. 
    to file
  • 50. 
    sales
  • 51. 
    discounts
  • 52. 
    averaging
  • 53. 
    to process
  • 54. 
    to purchase
  • 55. 
    branch
  • 56. 
    chief retail advisor
  • 57. 
    margins
  • 58. 
    build-up
  • 59. 
    to hunt
  • 60. 
    department
  • 61. 
    to hold back
  • 62. 
    accommodation
  • 63. 
    account
  • 64. 
    price setting
  • 65. 
    to fluctuate
  • 66. 
    supply
  • 67. 
    demand
  • 68. 
    physical location
  • 69. 
    auction
  • 70. 
    bid
  • 71. 
    inventory
  • 72. 
    to rate
  • 73. 
    transaction
  • 74. 
    to sort out
  • 75. 
    steady
  • 76. 
    to pay down a loan
  • 77. 
    tangible assets
  • 78. 
    a xx% increase
  • 79. 
    to increase by xx%
  • 80. 
    an increase of
  • 81. 
    bond
  • 82. 
    chief operating officer (COO)
  • 83. 
    contract of emplyment/ trade agreement
  • 84. 
    copycat
  • 85. 
    cost saving
  • 86. 
    dismissal/ discharge
  • 87. 
    dividend
  • 88. 
    fair
  • 89. 
    fee
  • 90. 
    flotation
  • 91. 
    gross profit
  • 92. 
    hiring / recruitment
  • 93. 
    holding company
  • 94. 
    to be broke
  • 95. 
    inquiery
  • 96. 
    labour cost
  • 97. 
    market share
  • 98. 
    overheads
  • 99. 
    probation time
  • 100. 
    to put off
  • 101. 
    rate of inflation
  • 102. 
    purchasing department
  • 103. 
    to plummet
  • 104. 
    to offshore
  • 105. 
    to run a business
  • 106. 
    to carry on a business
  • 107. 
    workforce
  • 108. 
    to prevent
  • 109. 
    to upset
  • 110. 
    valued
  • 111. 
    upswing
  • 112. 
    working evironment
  • 113. 
    tu supply
  • 114. 
    to supply
  • 115. 
    to engage in merger
  • 116. 
    subsidiary
  • 117. 
    enterpreneur
  • 118. 
    pay
  • 119. 
    wage
  • 120. 
    compensation
  • 121. 
    stock market
  • 122. 
    manufactures
  • 123. 
    business processes
  • 124. 
    profitability
  • 125. 
    breach of contract
  • 126. 
    interest rates derivaitves
  • 127. 
    regulatory laws
  • 128. 
    executie
  • 129. 
    figure
  • 130. 
    appointed
  • 131. 
    agenda
  • 132. 
    retribution
  • 133. 
    task
  • 134. 
    to appraise
  • 135. 
    overseas
  • 136. 
    subcontracting
  • 137. 
    auditor
  • 138. 
    to shortlist
  • 139. 
    retail outlets
  • 140. 
    annual revenues
  • 141. 
    to be underway
  • 142. 
    to slash
  • 143. 
    corporate downsizing
  • 144. 
    lay offs
  • 145. 
    provider
  • 146. 
    supplier
  • 147. 
    trend
  • 148. 
    driving force
  • 149. 
    credit records
  • 150. 
    offshore hiring
  • 151. 
    shortage
  • 152. 
    domestic
  • 153. 
    buyers
  • 154. 
    sellers
  • 155. 
    negotiation
  • 156. 
    price setting
  • 157. 
    sales figures
  • 158. 
    sales forecasts
  • 159. 
    severance pay/ deal
  • 160. 
    tax benefit
  • 161. 
    to be in a loss
  • 162. 
    to be on the dole
  • 163. 
    to branch abroad
  • 164. 
    to defraud
  • 165. 
    to do overtime
  • 166. 
    to edge up
  • 167. 
    to renew a contract
  • 168. 
    to rocket / skyrocket
  • 169. 
    to withdraw
  • 170. 
    trade union
  • 171. 
    trial
  • 172. 
    undertaking
  • 173. 
    unemplyed
  • 174. 
    raw materials /  commodities
  • 175. 
    finished goods
  • 176. 
    round figure
  • 177. 
    overall costs
  • 178. 
    consultant
  • 179. 
    volatile
  • 180. 
    buyout
  • 181. 
    survey
  • 182. 
    political involvement
  • 183. 
    flaws