Business Expressions 4

Level:

Intermediate

Category:

Vocabulary Exercises

Group:

Business Language

Please select the correct answer for each blank:

 
 

1 - Our Silicone Valley site is right at the ________ of the new technology.

a - cut-throat
b - cut it fine
c - cutting edge
d - cut our losses
 

2 - We did badly in the Japanese market so eventually we decided to ________ and stop.

a - cough up
b - cut-throat
c - clear the decks
d - cut our losses
 

3 - I imagine their company jet was very expensive indeed. It probably ________ .

a - cut it fine
b - cost the earth
c - clear the decks
d - cut-throat
 

4 - We'll have to drop everything else. We'll have to ________ and concentrate on this.

a - clear the decks
b - crashed
c - cut it fine
d - cut-throat
 

5 - We can't access the computer files. The system ________ this morning and we cannot fix it.

a - cutting edge
b - crashed
c - cut our losses
d - crocodile tears
 
 

6 - He said he was sorry about letting me go but I'm sure they were only ________ he was shedding.

a - crocodile tears
b - cost the earth
c - cutting edge
d - cut our losses
 

7 - Competition is really fierce. In fact, it's ________ .

a - crocodile tears
b - cut it fine
c - cut-throat
d - crashed
 

8 - There's lots of unfair competition in our sector from ________ outfits which don't respect the law.

a - crocodile tears
b - cowboy
c - cough up
d - crashed
 

9 - Bids had to be in by 6.00 and we put ours in ten minutes before the deadline. We really ________ .

a - crocodile tears
b - crashed
c - cut it fine
d - cut our losses
 

10 - We had to threaten them with legal action before they agreed to ________ the money they owed us.

a - clear the decks
b - crocodile tears
c - cut our losses
d - cough up
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