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Is it admissible to use phrasal verbs, idiomatic phrases in contemporary high-quality-business writing?

Is it admissible to use phrasal verbs, idiomatic phrases in contemporary high-quality-business writing? Topic: Correspondence writing letters
June 26, 2019 / By Mahala
Question: Is it admissible to use phrasal verbs, idiomatic phrases in contemporary high-quality-business writing?
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Jehoshaphat Jehoshaphat | 7 days ago
Yes, but it depends what you mean by "contemporary high-quality business writing". This can cover formal correspondence, company memos, presentations, and so on. Obviously in a highly formal letter you'd want to avoid particular idioms and phrasal verbs that lead to informality of phrasing - e.g. "We urgently request your immediate action and payment by return of post", not "We want you to get off your a ss and pay up now". But in a presentation, phrasal verbs and idioms will generally add to the vigor of the language in getting the message across. You just need to avoid idioms that are cliched: "we need to be singing from the same hymn-sheet", and the like. If you want to see high-quality business writing, read Bill and Melinda Gates' 2014 Harvard Commencement Address http://news.stanford.edu/news/2014/june/... Edit re your comment: As I said, it depends on the context. There is *no universal style* suitable for all business writing and all platforms. Business writing covers a range of styles, from highly formal (e.g. for legal texts) to relatively informal (e.g. for promotions, internal or external journals, etc).
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Jehoshaphat Originally Answered: NEED YOUR HELP! are these meanings correct from these idioms/phrasal verbs?
Your definitions and your spelling are correct. BRANCH OUT: Expanding in Shirts Unlimited has five stores in this state. Next year we hope to branch out into 10 more states. DO BUSINESS WITH ( ): Working with I am satisfied with the shoes I bought at Soles Boutique. It's a pleasure to do business with them. SET (it) UP: Established, organized Please come in early so we can set up the display cases before the customers arrive. Excuse me if I have bad spelling or grammar

Ged Ged
Phrasal verbs do not influence formality - trying to write without them may make someone question your fluency. In an academic context you may need to use a specific vocabulary but with business it's more adaptable.
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Dibri Dibri
"...high-quality business writing" : NO However, if you are writing to an American….YES… ...because in America, it is important that you are contemporary AND cool; and because, in America, 'high-quality' = see, I can afford this and you can't, so you're the loser, not me. It's called, 'living the American Dream'.
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Bigvai Bigvai
I would say `Yes,` if it is in context, clean and likely to capture additional interest in the subject.
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Bigvai Originally Answered: How to make a high quality screenshot of typed writing?
PNG. Even the link you posted ends in .png, because PNGs compress in a "lossless" way. There's no blurring at all

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