Are you a business-minded person? If so, you have to read this short information with list of idioms related to business. You might hear these phrases rarely but some people use them especially in the world of business.

Here are some of the examples. Enjoy learning!


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A penny saved is a penny earned
* Every small amount helps to build one’s savings.


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Above water
* Making more than enough money to meet financial obligations.


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All things being equal
* In the event that all aspects of a situation remain the same.

Back and Forth
* Dialogue, negotiations.

Banner year
* An extremely profitable or otherwise successful year for a person or organization.

Come to terms with
* Come to accept a new and painful or difficult event or situation.


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Crunch the numbers
* Perform numerous calculations or process a large amount of numerical data before making a decision or prediction.

Cut corners
* Do something in the easiest or least expensive way.

Deliver the goods
* To produce the desired results.

Dime a dozen
* So abundant or common as to hold little or no value.


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Draw the line in the sand
* Issue an ultimatum; specify an absolute limit in a conflict.

Drive a hard bargain
* Make sure that you always gain an advantage in business deals, etc.

Fish or Cut bait
* Either commit to doing something productive or step aside and stop wasting time.

* To completely change one’s opinion or stance.


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In a jam
* In a difficult situation.

In the pipeline
* Being planned or developed; about to happen.

In the red
* In debt.


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Nest egg
* Money saved for some important purpose, such as retirement.

Nickel and Dime
* Used to describe something that is not important, usually because it does not involve much money.

On the same page
* If two or more people are on the same page, they are in agreement about what they are trying to achieve.

Out of the loop
* Not part of a group that is kept up-to-date with information about something.

Pinch Pennies
* To spend as little money as possible; to be especially frugal, especially with the aim of saving up for something bigger.


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Price yourself out of the market
* Demand such a high price for something that no one wants to buy it.


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Raise red flags
* To offer a sign or signal indicating potential, incipient, or imminent danger or trouble.

Selling point
* A feature of a product or idea that is worth mentioning when trying to sell the product or idea.

Sold on
* Convinced of the value of someone or something.

Stand one’s ground
* To brace oneself and maintain one’s position during or when anticipating an attack.


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Sweeten the deal
* To make something more enticing, alluring, or attractive, especially from a financial perspective.

Think outside the box
* To think of something that is outside of or beyond what is considered usual, traditional, or conventional; to think innovatively.


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Trial Balloon
* A test of someone’s or the public’s reaction.

Up for grabs
* Available for anyone; not yet claimed.

Up in the air
* Undecided about someone or something; uncertain about someone or something.


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You can take it to the bank
* To absolutely guarantee something.



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