Business Slang Part 3

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Word Language: English
Translation Language: English




Word Translation
      0 0 marching orders    instructions
      0 0 nest-guard    protect
      0 0 number crunching    financial analysis
      0 0 on a roll    doing well
      0 0 on the same wavelength    mutual understanding
      0 0 onboard    bring someone onto a team
      0 0 outfit    organization
      0 0 pierce the corporate veil    see the true inside story
      0 0 pipe dream    unrealistic
      0 0 plain vanilla    simple basic version
      0 0 play hardball    deal in a tough manner
      0 0 pointy-haired boss    not knowledgeable boss


      0 0 power lunch    business dealing at lunch
      0 0 powwow    meeting
      0 0 punch in    start one's work shift
      0 0 pushing the envelope    expanding activities beyond restrictions
      0 0 put the scotch to    to stop
      0 0 rat race    hectic modern urban lifestyle
      0 0 reinvent the wheel    create something that already exists
      0 0 right off the bat    immediately
      0 0 rinky-dink    easy or unchallenging
      0 0 rule of thumb    generally used rule
      0 0 run it up the flagpole    test to see if it gains approval
      0 0 savvy    smart, knowledgeable
      0 0 seed money    money to start a business
      0 0 shotgun approach    strike out widely, unfocused
      0 0 sit-down    meeting
      0 0 slam dunk    complete success
      0 0 smoke and mirrors    tricks to hide the true situation
      0 0 spec    specification
      0 0 spec out    write a specification
      0 0 square peg in a round hole    someone that doesn't fit
      0 0 step up to the plate    take responsibility
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