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Business English is full of interesting idioms and specific vocabulary that can be confusing if it’s new to you. A lot of business English expressions don’t have the same meaning when translated literally so it’s important to understand the meaning of the whole expression rather than just the individual words. New business expressions A number of new business expressions have been created using various prepositions and adverbs such as in, out, on, off, back and away. Following a meeting, the takeaways or take-away points (щось, що беруть з собою) are things you have learned. “What are the takeaways from the presentation?” In a breakout session (секційні засідання), you might continue a conference discussion in smaller groups: “Let’s have a quick breakout session on this point.” Or you might want to continue the conversation offline, which means to do it later or privately: “Maybe we would discuss this offline.”