入門ビジネス英語 2018/5/29 #入門ビジネス英語 L16
29 火 Lesson16 電話を終わらせる

No problem. Could you give me a week? I need time to collect and analyze the data.
Actually, I’d like to have the analysis by Friday as we have a marketing meeting next Tuesday.
Well, I’ve been overloaded with work. And I still need to clear my backlog.
I know. But if you could do it, everyone would appreciate your support.
All right, Moe. I’ll do that.
You’re a great help, Andrew.
I’ll calla gain next week after the marketing meeting.
Great! Thanks for calling, Moe.

collect 収集する
analyze 分析する
be overloaded with –  〜でいっぱいである。
clear on’s backlog たまった仕事を片付ける
backlog 残務、未処理に仕事

+Business phrase of the day
I’ll call you again next week.

early next week / in the middle of next week / late next week
来週の前半、半ば、後半

I’ll call you after returning from Oakland.
I’ll call you after I return from Oakland.

+Similar expressions
I’ll get in touch with you next week.
get in touch with = contact

+Upgrade your communication skills
be overloaded with –
In Kyoto, buses are overloaded with tourists.

clear one’s backlog たまった(未処理の)仕事を片付ける
We have to clear our backlog of orders by Friday.


That was wonderful. You’re doing a great job.
+Tips for business communication

It was nice talking to you after such a long time.
これは覚えておきたい決まり文句ですね。

I’m glad that we were able to find a compromise today.
歩み寄る点が見つかって嬉しいです。落としどころが見つかった

We were able to clear up some misunderstandings. Now I’m sure we’ll be able to find some common ground.
共通の土台、見解の一致する部分 合意点

Understanding your position was a step forward for us. I’m sure we can work something out.




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