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Business English Conversation 29: Flexible Schedule



1. to work flexible hours: to have more freedom in choosing the hours that one works
  • I love my company because I can work flexible hours.
  • She works flexible hours. She usually comes in at 11 and goes home at 7.
2. to be in accounting: to work in the accounting department
  • I am in accounting.
  • She is in accounting.
3. to work regular business hours: to work normal hours for the country one works in (in America this usually 9 am to 5 pm or 9 am to 6 pm)
  • We don't work flexible hours. We work regular business hours.
  • Salesman usually can't work flexible hours. They have to deal with clients and customers, so they must work regular business hours.

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