Here are some expressions commonly used in discussing meeting customers matters.
business lunch - lunch (usually at a restaurant) where business is discussed and the cost is charged as a business expense business matters - business affairs business people - people who transact business (especially business executives) chat - to converse in an easy, familiar manner; talk lightly and casually customer - client, someone who pays for goods or services do business - transact business get down to business - come to business greet - express greetings upon meeting someone invite to a meal - have as a guest (here for a meal) make an appointment - to fix a meeting arranged in advance on first-name terms - on first-name basis pick up - gather, collect somebody (here a visitor) pleasant journey - nice, good trip promise - a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future rundown - a point-by-point summary small talk - casual or trivial conversation socialize - take part in social activities; interact with others start straight away - begin immediately, right away suggest - make a proposal, declare a plan for something
Now we put new vocabulary into context, so you can see how you might use these terms yourself. The expressions are in boldface in the text.
Let's get down to business. This guide gives a rundown on the basics of backpacking. Despite all of your preparation, you may make a faux pas during a business lunch. A fork could slip out of your hand, or a piece of food could get stuck in your throat. If you would like to make an appointment please use the form below. Are you on first-name terms? Have a safe and pleasant journey! Socializing in business circles for networking purposes and to improve your business image is important to help your business prosper. He will keep his promise to us! I am sure.