I was shamelessly eavesdropping on my husband taking a business call the other day.
He used a few useful expressions that are specific to the business world which I wanted to share here.
off the top of my head
When you use your memory to best guess something without checking it.
I can’t remember the exact number of delegates, off the top of my head about 120.
Let’s touch base soon.
In the near future we’re going to call / email or meet to update each other on what’s been going on. Let’s touch base when we have some results to discuss.
a learning curve
At the beginning of a new job or taking on a new project there is an initial period where you need to learn the job or project. It’s been a steep learning curve but I can answer questions related to that project now.
Have you come across any useful Business English expressions?