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Business English Conversation 6: Socializing

1. to socialize: to talk and interact with other people (usually at an event)
  • It is important to socialize in business.
  • I have to go to this business event and socialize with some of our customers.
2. to get to know someone: to become friendly with someone and to learn about them
  • I met our new customer. We had coffee and got to know each other.
  • We took the new employee out to dinner to get to know him.
3. to go out for drinks: to go to a restaurant or bar and drink alcohol
  • We usually go out for drinks after work on Thursday.
  • Do you want to go out for drinks after work today?

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