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Business English Conversation 40: No Personal Life

1. a personal life: one's life not related to one's work or career
  • She is a workaholic. She doesn't have a personal life.
  • My manager never talks about his personal life.
2. to balance things: to do or focus on multiple things equally
  • We need to balance our work life and our personal life.
  • It is hard to balance raising kids and having a career.
3. to set a strict schedule: to make a schedule that is not flexible
  • We need to set a strict schedule and then stick to it.
  • I prefer to set a flexible schedule than to set a strict schedule.

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