Business Result Upper-intermediate Unit 7 Words in Context

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The challenge is to apply _____ concepts to real-life situations.

abstract

The _____ cost was higher than we expected.

actual

She was worried by his _____ lack of interest.

apparent

They _____ for the right to strike.

argued

There are a lot of costs _____ with employing someone.

associated

Many companies fail through poor _____.

cash-flow

She _____ him on his excellent English.

complimented

We share a great _____ for the environment.

concern

After _____, we decided to extend the deadline.

considering all the options

He's very _____ in his views.

conventional

Everyone stood as the judge entered the _____.

courtroom

She has lots of very _____ ideas.

creative

It was difficult to _____ the two candidates.

decide between

The department has a serious budget _____.

deficit

Doctors have to remain _____ from their patients.

detached

I'm _____ to succeed.

determined

The truth is slowly _____ about what happened.

emerging

The decision was based on _____ rather that careful thought.

emotion

There is convincing _____ that he knew about the documents.

evidence

The budget allowed for an _____ of $27 million.

expenditure

She has wonderfully _____ eyes.

expressive

She describes herself as an _____.

extrovert

He's _____ about how we get the job done.

flexible

I have difficulties concentrating, but she's very _____.

focused

We are now able to end our _____.

freeze on recruitment

Travel can help you _____ on your own country.

get a different perspective

As a manager, you need to _____.

have confidence in your own judgement

She's very _____ and unpredictable.

impulsive

The problem was we had a weak and _____ manager.

indecisive

He has an _____ sense of fairness.

innate

She's an _____ saleswoman.

instinctive

He was described to be an _____.

introvert

He was guided by _____.

intuition

Schools should not be _____ only by their exam results.

judged

There may be _____ at the factory.

lay-offs

I couldn't _____ whether to accept the offer.

make up my mind

She is slow, but _____ in her work.

methodical

The _____ in running a hotel are very high.

overheads

She takes a _____ approach to management.

pragmatic

We are one of the largest training _____ in the country.

providers

He is the _____ choice for the job.

rational

The committee _____ all his arguments.

rejected

When making decisions, do you tend to _____?

rely on feelings

She is happy to live alone because she is a very _____ woman.

self-contained

I would describe him as a _____ rather than someone who is intuitive.

sensor

They decided to _____ their original plan.

stick with

We don't carry a large _____ of furniture.

stock

The government wants to cut agricultural _____.

subsidies

I tried to find a _____ way of saying I didn't like it.

tactful

He was very _____ in his research.

thorough

She was a very _____ person.

thoughtful

He works as a freelance _____ in the oil industry.

trouble-shooter

I just _____ and offered him the job.

trusted my instincts

_____, you'll have to make the decision yourself.

Ultimately

She dressed in a very _____way for a businesswoman.

unconventional

What's the _____ of this product?

USP

The hard disk can be placed in a _____ position.

vertical

Take a few moments to _____ you've been given.

weigh up the information

I respected her _____.

wisdom

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