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representatives from business and politics
I found them very easy to do business with.
It was a mistake to go into business with my brother.
a small family business
Matthew's little shop has turned into a thriving business.
Many small businesses fold (=fail) in their first year.
Sheryl's parents run a small clothing business.
After leaving school, Bob started his own computer business.
Is there any other business to discuss?
We've still got some unfinished business to settle.
Nancy had left the business of looking after the dog to her brother.
This business about housework has to be resolved.
I'm fed up with the whole business.
Ever since that business with her boyfriend, Becky's been really depressed.
old and in bad condition, or no longer effective
a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the timeadd a word
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