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Business negotiation Idioms

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    English Idioms
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  • an offer (someone) can't refuse
    a very attractive offer
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  • (to go) back and forth
    to negotiate the terms of an agreement
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  • to come to terms (with something)
    to accept something that has happened (usually something bad)
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  • to draw the line in the sand
    (used as an ultimatum) to specify an absolute limit in a conflict
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  • to drive a hard bargain
    to negotiate effectively (I would say that this is when someone makes a negotiation that is mostly fair but when they have to give more than they were wanting)
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  • to drive a wedge between
    To try to split a united group (or between 2 people) by introducing by introducing a topic in which they disagree on
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  • give and take
    the process of a promise, negotiations
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  • to stand one's ground
    to refuse to back down from someone's position
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  • sweeten the deal
    to add something to an offer during a negotiation
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  • up for grabs
    something is available for someone else to use / do something with
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  • all things considered
    taking all factors into consideration
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  • up in the air
    not yet decided
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  • to raise a red flag
    a warning that there will be trouble ahead
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  • take it or leave it
    used as a command, this means that you must decide now if you will accept the proposal that has been offered
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  • to be out of the loop
    to be out of a group that has kept information about something
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  • on the same page
    to understand a certain situation fully (the same as everyone else)
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  • flip- flop
    can be used as a noun or a verb. Meaning is to be indecisive between 2 options
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  • poop (or other bad word) or get off the pot
    to make a decision to do something or leave the option open for someone else
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