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Practice These Must-Know Business English Adjectives. Part 1

Updated: Mar 10

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Practice These 10 Must-Know Business English Adjectives

In this article, we'll explore 10 must-know Business English adjectives that every professional should know. Let's dive in!


Step 1. Match the adjectives with the definitions.

concise

A. able to recover quickly from difficulties

grueling

B. used about someone who takes initiative and makes things happen

resilient

C. dishonest and misleading

salient

D. expressing what needs to be said clearly and using only few words

customer-oriented

E. able to quickly understand a situation and make smart decisions

deceitful

F. behaving in the same way, having the same opinions and principles

consistent

G. most important and noticeable

proactive

H. paying careful attention to detail

astute

I. very difficult and exhausting

meticulous

J. prioritizing the needs and preferences of customers

Check the answers at the bottom of the page.


Step 2. Listen and repeat.



Step 3. Make a sentence with one of the adjectives (or more). Leave your examples in the comments section below.


Step 4. Quiz 1 and Quiz 2.

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Answers


Step 1.

concise = D. expressing what needs to be said clearly and using only few words

grueling = I. very difficult and exhausting

resilient = A. able to recover quickly from difficulties

salient = G. most important and noticeable

customer-oriented = J. prioritizing the needs and preferences of customers

deceitful = C. dishonest and misleading

consistent = F. behaving in the same way, having the same opinions and principles

proactive = B. used about someone who takes initiative and makes things happen

astute = E. able to quickly understand a situation and make smart decisions

meticulous = H. paying careful attention to detail

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