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Friday the 05th of July, 2019
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BUSINESS EXPRESSIONS (FUNNY BUSINESS)

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Happy Friday, everyone!

Today we are finishing up our week of Business Expressions with the phrase (TO TRY ANY) FUNNY BUSINESS

Definition: To do actions or behaviours intended to be dishonest. 

Example 1: Don't try any funny business with the market owner. 

Example 2: I'm not interested in any of this funny business. Something about this transaction feels wrong. 

That's all for today.

We will see you next week for our last week of Daily Vitamin lessons for this academic year. Next week we will look at phrasal verbs for summer

Thank you for reading and have a wonderful weekend!



Thursday the 04th of July, 2019
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BUSINESS EXPRESSIONS (MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS)

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Happy Thursday, Daily Vitamin readers! How is your week going?

I hope you're enjoying our Business-Expressions theme. Today we are learning the phrase TO MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS

Definition: To avoid interfering or being nosey.

Example 1: I try to mind my own business at work, but my officemate keeps talking about her boyfriend and their drama. 

Example 2: I really don't know Tim that well. He minds his own business in the office.

That's all for today. Thanks for reading!

If you feel motivated to do a little practice with this expression, post a sentence with it on one of our social media sites (Facebook or Twitter) and we will give you some feedback.



Wednesday the 03rd of July, 2019
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BUSINESS EXPRESSIONS (GO ABOUT ONE'S BUSINESS)

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Welcome back, everyone! Happy Wednesday to you. 

Today we are continuing our Business-Expressions theme. Today we are looking at the phrase TO GO ABOUT ONE'S BUSINESS

Definition: To continue doing what one normally does. 

Example 1: There's some office gossip about a relationship between the office assistant and the manager. But I don't know much about it: I just go about my business

Example 2: We were really sad after our beloved manager quit, but we just went about our business until they found a replacement. 

That's all for today. Thank you for reading!

If you feel motivated to do a little practice with this expression, post a sentence with it on one of our social media sites (Facebook or Twitter) and we will give you some feedback.

Have a great day.



Tuesday the 02nd of July, 2019
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BUSINESS EXPRESSIONS (GET DOWN TO BUSINESS)

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Hello Daily Vitamin readers! How's your day going? I hope you're having a nice week. 

This week we are learning Business Expressions; today we are looking at the phrase TO GET DOWN TO BUSINESS

Definition: To begin working; to begin something by giving the determination or seriousness it needs. 

Example 1: Now that we have all met each other, let's get down to business

Example 2: Here's my agenda for the meeting. As you can see, we will do introductions and then we will get down to business

Example 3: We spent about 30 minutes talking about our families, and then we got down to business.

If you feel motivated to do a little practice with this expression, post a sentence with it on one of our social media sites (Facebook or Twitter) and we will give you some feedback.

Have a great day!



Monday the 01st of July, 2019
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BUSINESS EXPRESSIONS (BUSINESS AS USUAL)

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Welcome back, everyone!

After finishing the 2019 Alphabet Game on Friday, we are returning for two more weeks of Daily Vitamin lessons before we pause for summer break.

This week we are focusing on Business Expressions. We begin with the phrase BUSINESS AS USUAL

Definition: Working normally, despite some difficulties or challenges. 

Example 1: We think our store might be closing, but we haven't heard anything from management. For now, it's business as usual

Example 2: I'm really not sure what's happening with our merger. Until we know, it's business as usual here at the office. 

Example 3: There's a chance we might close early today because of the weather, but for now, it's business as usual

That's all for today. Thanks for reading!

If you feel motivated to do a little practice with this expression, post a sentence with it on one of our social media sites (Facebook or Twitter) and we will give you some feedback.

See you tomorrow for another lesson related to business expressions.