Business English: Meetings and Discussions
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We need to discuss . . .
We need to talk about . . .
The first thing we need to discuss is . . .
The first item on the agenda is . . .
The first thing on the list is . . .
First, we need to talk about . . .
We have several alternatives:
We have tow options:
We could either . . . or . . .
Let’s move on to item 2.
Let’s move on to the next topic.
We need to move on.
The next item (of business) is . . .
We need to go on to the next item.
Shall/Should we move on?
Before we move on, I think we should . . .
Wait a minute. We haven’t discussed . . .
Don’t you think we need to . . .
Not so fast. We haven’t (yet) . . .
What do you mean by . . .
I don’t quite follow you.
I didn’t get what you meant by . . .
Could you clarify that?
Could you elaborate on that?
I think we should . . .
Maybe we should . . .
I suggest . . .
Why don’t we . . .
How about . . .
We could . . .
(I think) that’s a good idea.
You have a good point.
Good idea / point.
I didagree. I think . . .
Sorry. I don’t agree with you.
You have a good point, but . . .
That’s not such a good idea.
I don’t think that’s a good idea.
What do you think, George?
What’s your opinion on that, Martha?
Any thoughts on that?
Do we all agree (on that)?
Does everyone agree?
In summary, . . .
The conclusion is . . .
So, we’ve decided to . . .
We’re going to . . . (then)
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