The language of meetings
Terms in this set (12)
OK, let's get down to business.
You are the chairperson. Open the meeting!
Can I just stop you here for a minute?
Can I just come in here?
If I could just finish what I was saying.
Perhaps I didn't make myself clear.
With respect, you don't quite seem to understand.
I agree with you up to a point.
OK, let's move on.
Speed things up!
I'm afraid that's completely out of the question.
Reject a proposal!
Perhaps we can come back to this later.
You want to delay making a decision. What do you say?
Maybe we should take a short break.
You want to get some fresh air. What do you say?
Sorry, I don't quite see what you mean.
You don't understand your colleague. Ask for clarification!
We'll have to break off here, I'm afraid.
I think that's as far as we can go today.
Close a meeting.
Does anyone have any suggestions?
Ask for ideas.