Apr 022013

In this episode of the English at Work: Language for getting something done quickly.

There’s much to do at the offices of Tip Top Trading and tomorrow the team is launching its new product – the plastic aubergine. So everyone needs to pull their weight and get things done quickly. The problem is, some people are a bit slow at being quick!

Language to use when trying to set priorities:

This week’s programme focuses on the language that you might use when trying to get your team to do something quickly and under pressure:

Phrases from the programme:

We’ve got to pull out all the stops.

We have an order we need to process urgently.

We need to pull out all the stops to get this sorted.

This is our number one priority.


English at Work 58 – Pulling out the stops Transcript Video


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