#BusEng #EngVocab: Word combinations using the word “meeting”

Today I would like to share some vocabulary related to.. “meetings!” Do you like meetings? How often do you have a meeting?

Here are 11 word combinations using the word “meeting” and their meanings.

  1. Arrange/set up/fix a meeting. Meaning: organize a meeting.
    • Example:
      • “I’m fixing a meeting with the team members this week.”
  2. Bring forward a meeting. Meaning: make a meeting earlier than originally decided.
    • Example:
      • “Alex has brought forward the meeting to tomorrow.”
  3. Put back/postpone a meeting. Meaning: make a meeting later than originally planned.
    • Example:
      • “Let’s postpone the meeting until everyone is ready.”
  4. Cancel a meeting. Meaning: not have a meeting after all.
    • Example:
      • “Did our boss cancel the meeting? I don’t see anyone coming.”
  5. Run/chair a meeting. Meaning: be in charge of a meeting.
    • Example:
      • “Who will run the meeting tonight? You?”
  6. Attend a meeting. Meaning: go to a meeting.
    • Example:
      • “I will attend a big meeting with very important clients tomorrow. I need to be ready.”
  7. Miss a meeting. Meaning: not go to a meeting.
    • Example:
      • “I can’t believe I missed our meeting because I overslept this morning!”

Source:

  • Business Vocabulary in Use – Intermediate by Bill Masculll

Compiled and written by @NenoNeno at @EnglishTips4U on October 10, 2014


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