Business English Word of the Week: Geschäftsenglisch
Yield meaning Harvest, Profit, Income, Revenue.
Law English Word of the Week: Recht Englisch
Consider meaning to Reflect, Contemplate, Cogitate, Ruminate, Think through carefully.
Vocabulary for Contracts Verträge
Salary / Gehalt = the money a professional gets per month.
WAGES and SALARIESLöhne und Gehälter = unskilled workers or semi-skilled workers are not normally salaried, but are on WAGES either per week or per month.
Vocabulary for NegotiationsVerhandlungen
A contract is a written agreement between two or more parties.
Word of the day:
Humdrum means Dull, Boring, Routine, Unexciting, Monotonous.
Phrase of the day:
„To have had a good innings“ means that a person has been alive for a long time. British, informal. —used to say that someone who has died lived a long life. „We’re sad she’s gone, but she had a good innings.“
Idiom of the day:
“Hold your horses”, sometimes said as “Hold the horses”, meaning “wait” to be patient · to hold on · used for telling someone who is getting ahead of themselves to stop and consider their action or decision. The phrase is historically related to horse riding or travelling by horse, or driving a horse-drawn vehicle. A number of explanations, all unverified, have been offered for the origins of the phrase, dating back to usage in Ancient Greece.
British (B.E.) / American (A.E.) Vocabulary:
Lift (B.E.) / Elevator (A.E.) German = Fahrstuhl / Aufzug
Fruit (German Obst) not fru it = „Phroo -T“ listen at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnK5Ptd5vPQ