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20 Common Idioms in English

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20 Common Idioms in English

Learn 20 of the most common idioms in English. They are used very commonly in conversation and they are a great way to sound more native. Examples include break a leg, a dime a dozen, beat around the bush, hang in there and more!

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Advanced Business English: Delivering Constructive Criticism

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Advanced Business English: Delivering Constructive Criticism

It’s challenging to give (and receive) criticism in any language. However, in the workplace, this skill is integral to your success as an employee, colleague, or manager. While this post discusses negative feedback, keep in mind that negative feedback is also called constructive criticism or suggestions for growth in professional contexts. While we may want to tell somebody that they’re lazy or inexperienced, that would be unprofessional and offensive in the workplace. As you read, notice how using questions and careful, strategic language will help you to communicate feedback in a clear, but polite way.

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