「談判」相關英文怎麼說?關於洽談業務的 7 個常用語

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當你需要與客戶進行談判(negotiation)時,該如何用英文好好表達呢?

Let’s talk 的英文老師整理出了  7  組洽談業務、談判時的常用語及例句,相信你學會之後,商務英文能力能夠提升不少喔。

1. Above board – 光明正大的、公開透明的

表示 這家公司是公開、合法而且誠實的。

ex. Our dealing have always been above board.

2. Bend over backwards – 使出渾身解數

表示非常努力地去取悅對方。

ex. Your business is very important to us hence we will bend over backwards to keep it up.

3. Blank Check – 全權處理

通常指的是上司給予屬下許可、授權,使其可以更果決地下判斷並做出決策。

ex. John was given a blank check by his boss and was told to get the best deal possible.

4. Bide your time – 耐心等待

耐心等待,直到最好的時機出現。

ex. He’s not hesitating to work with your company, he’s just biding his time for the prices to drop.

5. Blow a deal – 交易告吹

把生意搞砸。

ex. We don’t want to blow the deal with your company because of our minor mistakes.

6. Get the raw end of the deal – 對我們不利的交易

指一個合約對你們不利、不公平或者是不符合期望。

ex. The contract is ours but the company won’t use our name on the product, we have got the raw end of the deal.

7. Come to terms – 交易達成

雙方達成協議。

ex. After negotiating all day long the company came to terms with the new rates.

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