Vocabulary of TOEIC (4)

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TOEIC presents English Upgrader 5th Series
第8回 「価格交渉」Price negotiations

★ quotation

① a sentence phrase from a book, speech etc which you repeat in a speech or piece of writing because it is interesting or amusing.

→  a quotation from the Bible.

② a written statement of exactly how much money something will cost  → estimate

→ Ask the builder to give you a written quotation for the job.

③ the act of quoting something that someone else has written or said.

★ quote

① a sentence phrase from a book, speech etc which you repeat in a speech or piece of writing because it is interesting or amusing.

→  a quotation from minister’s speech.

② in quote words that are in quotes are written with quotation marks around them to show that someone said those words.

③ a statement of how much it will probably cost to build or repair something

→  Always get a quote before proceeding with repair work.

→  Could you tell me which AC headset model you got your quote for?

★ convertible

①  an object that is convertible can be folded or arranged in a different way so that it can be used as something else

→ a convertible sofa.

② able to be exchanged for the money of another country.

→a convertible currency.

③  a financial document such as an insurance arrangement or a bond that is convertible can be exchanged for money, stocks etc.

★ on the table ⇒ 検討中、審議中

★  top-of-the-range ⇒ 最上位機種

★ scrape up ⇒ なんとかかき集める

★ lean toward〜 ⇒ 〜のほうに傾く、傾倒する

★ knock the price down ⇒ 価格を大幅に下げる

★ I can assure you that

★ you will be getting your money’s worth with our headsets,

★ no way close to our budget

★ we can’t scrape that much up no matter how hard we dig into our pockets

★ come across a question

★ border members

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