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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