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I found them very easy to do business with.
Business was booming (=doing very well).
What business are you in?
You don’t go into this business for the money.
Ashley’s in the retail business.
Are you here for business or pleasure?
Jonathan was away on business.
the business community (=all the people who work in business)
Many small businesses fold (=fail) in their first year.
Is there any other business to discuss?
I’m fed up with the whole business.
a medical test in which blood cells are taken from the body and examined to find out if they are healthyBuzzWord Article
someone on a film set who takes care of plants, trees, and other various landscaping materials like rocks, gravel, sand, etc.add a word
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