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Modismos del mundo de negocios = Idioms of the Business World
Terms in this set (36)
To rack one's brains for new ideas
to come up with
To produce. "We need to come up with a new plan."
As you know
To assume something is already
known. "As you already may know, the Clinton account has been closed."
a fraction of
Only a small part of, usually with "cost". "The product is just as good and for only a fraction of the cost!"
the good news is
The good point, reason for
optimism. "The good news is, there are less cars on the highway."
the odds of
Refers to the chances of, the probability that something will happen. "The odds of that happening are very slim."
take for granted
To assume, without good reason, that something will continue. "We shouldn't take our popularity for granted; we should continue to invest in advertisement campaigns"
back on your feet
Fully recovered—applies to people and companies. "The recession hit us hard, but we're finally back on our feet again."
on the bright side
The speakers finds a good aspect about the current situation. "Oh my God! It's so hot out!" "Well, on the bright side, we won't need an umbrella."
To re-examine, to check, to look at again. "The company has agreed to overhaul its administrative procedures to increase productivity."
information, data. "I really appreciate your input. You helped our company quite a bit. Thank you!"
punch above its weight
"Although it's not the strongest player in the market, Aerolineas Argentinas punches above its weight in the South American game." Raices en el boxeo. A relatively weaker opponent does well against bigger players.
Producing at a fast pace.
In the face of
up to the challenge
Are we up to the challenge? = ¿Somos capaces de hacer frente a este reto?
Giant is often used in reference to a company that owns a large share of the market in which it works.
A big player
Same as "giant"
Refers to something manufactured "in-country". Casero, del país, local.
Lay out a plan
Soltar una pasta, ordenar. "Before packing his bag for the trip, he carefully laid out the clothes he wanted to take." And also "Her father will have to lay out a lot of money to pay for her wedding."
En un intento por mejorar
Data sets or information that is distorted. Partial.
a move / a maneuver
maniobra, una iniciativa; "This move will create 200,000 new jobs over the next 2 years."
A person of high importance within a company or group; Makes key decisions about the future of the company
reductions in a spending plan
The policy of deficit-cutting, lower spending, and a reduction in the amount of benefits and public services provided.
at a premium
at a high price; at a relatively high price. "When flat-screen televisions first came out, they were selling at a premium."
This is when another business buys out another by purchasing a majority stake in the target company
stir up a hornet's nest
provocar una bronca / Levantar el avispero / Armar revuelo
desalentar a / disuadir
act of lowering in rank or position
on company time
Doing something at the company's expense during office hours
to rest on their laurels / sit on your ass (vulgar)
Sit back and do nothing; be complacent or indifferent;
Gross Domestic Produc (GDP)
PIB producto interior bruto
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