1. Above board – 光明正大的、公开透明的
ex. Our dealing have always been above board.
2. Bend over backwards – 使出浑身解数
ex. Your business is very important to us hence we will bend over backwards to keep it up.
3. Blank Check – 全权处理
ex. John was given a blank check by his boss and was told to get the best deal possible.
4. Bide your time – 耐心等待
ex. He’s not hesitating to work with your company, he’s just biding his time for the prices to drop.
5. Blow a deal – 交易告吹
ex. We don’t want to blow the deal with your company because of our minor mistakes.
6. Get the raw end of the deal – 对我们不利的交易
ex. The contract is ours but the company won’t use our name on the product, we have got the raw end of the deal.
7. Come to terms – 交易达成
ex. After negotiating all day long the company came to terms with the new rates.