Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) discuss different needs with a view to making a compromise
How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional LowSocial
open/begin negotiations, negotiate a deal/compromise/contract
'To negotiate' means to bargain with another person or party in order to reach an agreement both parties are happy with. Successful negotiating is based on the perceived value of what can be gained and lost by either party. There are many personal and professional situations where you might need to negotiate: for a pay rise; which tasks should be done by who at home; the terms of a contract or agreement, or of a sale. Similar meaning words include 'to haggle', 'to bargain' and 'to come to or reach an amicable agreement.'
Professional Examples (Basic)
The United States and the European Unionare in negotiations regarding trade tariffs.
The football player and his Managernegotiated a new contractwith the Premier League team.
Negotiations between the tenant and landlordabout rent rates are ongoing.
Social Examples (Basic)
I am willing tonegotiateon the location of my new home if the price is right and it has a nice garden.
When it comes to a work/home balance I am not going tonegotiate. My family will always come first.
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