AEE 554: Learn to Give and Take for Business Success in English

give and take in English

In today’s episode you’ll learn some new ways to use the words “give” and “take” for business success in English.

Phrases with “give”:

  • “Give it a rest”: You use this when you want to tell someone to stop doing something.
  • “Give me a clue”: This means to tell someone a hint
  • “Give me a second” or “Gimmee a second”: You can use this to ask someone to give you more time

 

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Phrases with “take”:

  • “Take a hint”: This means that you should take information that you are receiving and stop being oblivious.
  • “Take a second”: To take a short break
  • “Take your time”: To go slowly and avoid rushing

 

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