Unit 6: Vocabulary

Please study the 15 vocabulary below and press the 'Mark Complete' button.
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appealing
attractive or interesting
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His idea wasn’t appealing to the manager so it never happened.
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benefit
a helpful or positive effect
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Working so close to home has a lot of benefits when it comes to traveling.
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break the ice
to make someone you have just met feel more relaxed
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Some people say the best way to break the ice is to tell a joke.
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count on
to depend on, know that someone or something will be as expected
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In a team, all members must be able to count on each other.
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develop
to improve or become better
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Over the past year the business has developed a lot.
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get to know
to start to have knowledge about
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He met and got to know several interesting people during the conference.
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judge
to form or have an opinion about
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Most people judge others in the first five seconds of meeting them.
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mingle
to move around and talk to people at a social event
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She doesn’t like sitting in one place during parties, she prefers to mingle and speak to as many people as she can.
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networking
the process of meeting and talking to lots of people
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A lot of people don’t realize how important networking is in modern business.
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present
to show someone or something in a particular way
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He presented himself very well in the interview and ended up getting the job.
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rapport
a relationship in which people like, understand and respect each other
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A good salesman needs to be able to build a rapport with customers very quickly.
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small talk
informal conversation about something unimportant
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Topics like the weather or a local sports team are great for small talk.
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socialize
to spend time talking with other people
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John is very open and this makes him good at socializing.
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take advantage of
to make full use of or exploit a situation for your own benefit
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The staff took advantage of the manager's absence and left 20 minutes early.
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utilize
to use something
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A big part of project management is deciding how to best utilize your resources.
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