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Business English Conversation 44: Taking Out a Client

1. rush hour: the time in the morning and evening when traffic is the worst because many people are going to work or coming home from work
  • I hate rush hour.
  • It takes 20 minutes to get there, but if you go at rush hour, then it takes 40 minutes.
2. downtown: the center or main business part of a city
  • I work downtown.
  • Our office is downtown.
3. to take someone out to dinner: to go out to dinner with a person and pay for the dinner
  • She took her clients out to dinner.
  • If you are a salesman in this industry, then you have to take your customers out to dinner regularly.

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