10 most used Corporate Jargons in the business world – Business English Lesson

November 8, 2021 By admin 0


10 most used Corporate Jargons in the business world – Business English Lesson

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Jargons are words or expressions used by professionals or a group of people. In this Business English lesson, Rachna will tell you about the common jargons used in the corporate world.

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To be on the same page:
Means to have the same understanding or to agree with.
Example: We’re not on the same page. Listen carefully to what I am telling you.

Ballpark figure:
Means an approximate number/ figure. Ballpark figures are commonly used by accountants, salespersons and other professionals to estimate current or future results.
Example: The sales manager told him team, “Give me a ballpark figure of the collections for this month.”

Bandwidth:
Means the willingness to do something or the physical and mental limit of your working ability
Example: I have too many projects on my hand. I don’t have the bandwidth for another project right now.

Circle back:
Means talk later.
Example: I don’t really want to deal with this right now, so why don’t we circle back later on.

Face time :
Means in-person meeting.
Example: John requested to get some face-time with the CEO

Leverage :
Means use (something) to maximum advantage.
Example: The organization needs to leverage its key resources.

Phone tag:
Means a situation in which two callers are trying to reach each other but instead reach voicemail and leave messages instead.
Example: It seems we’ve been playing some phone tag, so I hope you can call me back so we can figure this out.

Piggyback:
Means steal an idea or a thought and give no credit for.
Example: I’d really like to piggyback on your marketing idea and propose the same in the meeting tomorrow.

Per se:
Means in itself or by itself. It is used when you want to refer to a particular thing on its
own.
Example: The song, per se, wasn’t a bad choice; it was your singing voice that wasn’t so good.

Seamless:
Means smooth and continuous, with no apparent gaps or spaces between one part and the next.
Example: The film was a seamless blend of art and entertainment.