انگلیسی در محیط کار : اصطلاحات رایج در Business English بخش (1)
اصطلاحات business English
همانطور که می دانید یکی از مشکلاتی که مهاجران یا کسانی که با شرکت های خارجی کار می کنند با آن مواجه اند، اصطلاحات خاصی است که در محیط کار به کار می رود. برخی از این اصطلاحات در خارج از محیط حرفه ای معنایی ندارند یا معنایی متفاوت دارند. برای اینکه بتوانید تعاملی سازنده داشته باشید باید این اصطلاحات business English را بیاموزید. در اینجا 15 تا از رایج ترین آنها را در اختیارتان می گذاریم. در قسمت بدی این مطلب 15 اصطلاح بعدی را فهرست می کنیم.
اصطلاحات برای یک پروژه
To form a team
Meaning: To gather a group of people to work on the project
Sample sentence: The first thing a project manager does is form a team of staff who are best for the project.
Team up with
Meaning: To join together to work as a team
Sample sentence: Sometimes on a big project, you may need to team up with other companies.
Meaning: To join in to help with a job or project
Sample sentence: You need a strong team for the project to succeed. Everyone will have to pitch in their ideas. We need each team member to share five ideas at the meeting on Monday.
Start from scratch
Meaning: To start new from nothing
Sample sentence: Since we will be starting from scratch on this project, we will make the plan as we go along.
Define the phases
Meaning: To break down the project into smaller parts, or phases.
Sample sentence: We must wait for the project team to define the phases before we can start work.
Meaning: To set the dates when a job must be finished
Sample sentence: We have set deadlines for each phase except the design phase. Does anyone know how long the design will take?
Give the green light
Meaning: To give the signal to begin
Sample sentence: We can’t start the project until management gives the green light.
Meaning: To officially start the project
This phrase is also used in sports. In football and soccer, the game will kick off (begin) when a player kicks the ball to start play.
Sample sentence: As soon as we kick off the project, we will be very busy.
Meaning: To come together to talk
Since we have a few problems to discuss, let’s meet up in my office.
(meet up in + [where] = tells location)
Please tell everyone to meet up at 3:00 p.m. today.
(meet up at + [when] = tells what time)
The project manager would like to meet up with the finance team.
(meet up with + [whom] = tells which people)
Meet the deadlines
Meaning: To complete the job by the agreed time
Sample sentence: We may have to work longer hours to meet the deadline.
Schedule a meeting
Meaning: To choose a date, time and place to meet with another person or a group of people.
Sample sentence: Let’s schedule a meeting for this Tuesday to discuss any problems.
Meaning: Overdue, later than planned
Sample sentence: When the project manager hears that the project is behind schedule, she will want to know the reason why.
Ahead of schedule
Meaning: To be completed earlier than planned
Sample sentence: The project manager is happy that the project is ahead of schedule and thanked the team for their hard work.
According to schedule
Meaning: To go as planned
Sample sentence: If the project goes according to schedule, you can expect a nice bonus this year.
Meaning: On time, as planned
Sample sentence: If we can solve all these problems quickly, we will still be on schedule to finish the project by the end of this month.
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