the following definitions and examples.
recognition, understanding; thanks
In appreciation of
your hard work on the Castcon project, the department will hold a casual lunch
party on November third.
Your appreciation of
my efforts inspired me through the final stages of the construction.
be made of v.,
to consist of
This job will really
test what you are made of.
People say that the
negotiator has nerves made of steel.
bring in v.,
to hire or recruit; to cause to appear
president wanted to bring on an efficiency consultant.
The company brought
in a new team of project planners.
On Fridays, most
employees dress casually.
casually, as if he were chatting with friends.
rules of behavior
The new employees
observed the unwritten code of conduct in their first week on the job.
Even the most
traditional companies are changing their dress code to something less formal.
to make aware; to give experience
Mergers require that
employees be exposed to different business practices.
The new hires' week
in each department exposed them to the various functions in the company.
a quick look
The secretary caught
a glimpse of her new boss as she was leaving the office.
After one year with
the company, he still felt as though he had only a glimpse of the overall
out of adj.,
no longer having, missing
Orders should be
placed before you run out of the supplies.
The presenter ran
out of time before he reached his conclusion.
obsolete; not currently in use
The purpose of the
seminar is to have employees identify outdated methods and procedures.
Before you do a
mailing, make sure that none of the addresses is outdated.
method of doing something; v., to repeat in order to learn
The manager had
started her practice of weekly breakfast meetings more than twenty years ago.
answering the telephone until he was satisfied.
to strengthen, support
officer's unconventional method of analyzing data was reinforced by the
business journal article.
their learning with practice in the workplace.
in spoken form
reprimanded the new hire in front of his entire team.
The guarantee was
made only verbally.