图说英语词汇 | 9个与协商谈判相关的英语习语

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图说英语词汇 | 9个与协商谈判相关的英语习语

Trail balloon
A test of someone’s or the public’s reaction
探测风向和风速的气球,用来试测舆论反应的言论

  • The editorial was a trail balloon to test the public's reaction to a change in the school day.
    这篇社论是要试探出公众对于变更校历的反应。

Back and forth
Dialogue, negotiations
两个或两个以上的人交替分享他们观点

  • I think we should have a little back and forth before we make a final decision.
    在我们做出最终决定之前,我想我们应该来回说一下各自的观点。

An offer one can’t refuse
An extremely attractive offer
无法拒绝的提议,极有吸引力的提议

  • I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse.
    我将给他一个他无法拒绝的条件.

Come to terms with
Feel acceptance toward something bad that has happened
逐渐接受(常指所爱之人的死)

  • I think he's still coming to terms with the death of his wife.
    我觉得他还没有完全接受妻子去世的事实。

Draw a line in the sand
Issue an ultimatum; specify an absolute limit in a conflict
发出最后通牒;在冲突中规定绝对限度

  • If the global drift towards a more restrictive internet is to be halted, now is the time to draw a line in the sand.
    若要阻止这个世界陷入加强互联网限制的歧途,现在就必须划定底线。

Drive a hard bargain
To negotiate effectively
极力讨价还价

  • You drive a hard bargain, but I think we can make a deal.
    你的价钱很难杀,不过我想我们的生意是可以谈得成的。

Give and take
Negotiations, the process of compromise
互相忍让;相互让步;双方互相迁就

  • In every friendship there has to be some give and take.
    任何一份友谊都需要双方相互忍让。

Sweeten the deal
Add something to an offer during a negotiation
(交易中)给更多好处

  • She had been careful to sweeten the deal with a rather generous cash payment.
    她一直甚为审慎,想要通过支付大量现金促成这笔交易。

Stand one’s ground
Refuse to back down; insist on one’s position
坚守阵地;坚持立场,拒不让步

  • The battalion stood its ground in the face of repeated attacks.
    这个营面对一轮轮进攻始终坚守阵地。

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