Vocabulary At Work
Gannet Guitars, Quebec
INT. OFFICE, GANNET GUITARS
to Rainbow Music's request for a credit extension?
Are you confident it won't
our troubles in accounts receivable?
I'm not sure I can say that. [Sighs] Our control of trade receivables is
at best, so we should continue to hold the line on credit terms.
in all our dealers a habit of prompt payment for guitars they receive.
reluctantly accept without protest
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make something bad even worse
having little substance or strength
teach or instill by persistent instruction
Please understand, I didn't mean to
that our problems in receivables are insurmountable.
they were from what you said.
strongly suggest something without explicitly stating it (an obvious hint)
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conclude from evidence or from something implied by someone else (an educated guess)
I only had time this morning for a
read of your report. How are things in dealer accounts?
to report. Business as usual.
Would life be easier if we could
the need for taking credit card payments over the phone?
Absolutely. We've been hoping to
a new way to accept wire payments.
hasty so not thorough or detailed
meaningful and worth considering
remove a need or difficulty
make something widely known
Lesson: Accounts Receivable
Module: Gannet Guitars, Quebec
Course: Vocabulary At Work