Hi there, welcome back to The Art of Business English. Today we are going to look at idioms for negotiating. Negotiating is not something new, in fact most of us have to negotiate every single day of our working life. Furthermore, many negotiations take place in the home, between wife and husband, kids and parents.
As you can imagine, English has a wide range of idiomatic expressions for negotiating. Sometimes these expressions can be a little confusing for a non-native speaker.
Today at AOBE we are going to start by looking at some of the most common expression for negotiating in business.
At the end of the today’s lesson you will be able to do the following:
- learn common idioms for negotiating
- understand their meaning
- understand in what context they are used and at what part of the negotiating phase
So, let’s get started with a look at some common idioms.