Business Vocabulary – employment

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If you ‘hire’ someone, you employ them. We hired him on a six month contract. I hear that they are not hiring people at the moment because of budget problems. If you ‘fire’ somebody, you dismiss them from their job, usually because of something they did. I had to fire Sally because she kept on making mistakes. If you […]

Bring Phrasal Verbs

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If you ‘bring something about’, you cause it to happen. How can we bring about change in this old-fashioned company? We need to bring about a change in attitude. If you ‘bring someone along’ with you, they come with you. I want to bring along John to the meeting, if that is OK. Why not […]