商業英文中有些固定的用語,因為約定俗成的關係,有時候無法從字詞的表面推敲意涵,而往往商用意函也和表面意函有所出入。在多益考試中,如果能先具備這些基礎知識,對於解題的速度有莫大的幫助,也可以省下前後推敲的時間。我們就用以下的配合題作例子,請同學選答。到底這些奇怪的商業用字是啥意思呢?請同學將題目跟答案配對吧!

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      A. rebate

定義:(       )

例句:You could cut the coupons in the back of the magazine and took them to the shopping mall for any electronics you desired. A ten percent of rebate would be mailed to you seven days after purchase.

 

1. a letter written to collect the payments for accounts receivable

 

2. an advertisement which provides job opportunities for job seekers

 

3. a statement of the current   market price of a service or commodity

 

4. a refund of some fraction of   the amount paid

 

5. a letter written for the purpose of requiring compensation, exchange, or refund due to poor quality of services or commodities

 

B. Quotation

定義:(    )

例句:Our clients are requiring a new quotation for the products whose prices have been readjusted due to demands and supplies on the market.

 

     C. help-wanted ad

定義:(       )

例句:On account of recent economic boost, major high-tech companies have put out help wanted ads to recruit talents for research and development.

 

     D. claim letter

定義:(       )

例句:I am fed up with the poor service for the clothes I bought on-line. I have shopped on the website several times, but still the clothes came in either wrong size or wrong colors. I am going to write a claim letter to ask for a refund this time.

 

      E. collection letter

定義:(       )

例句:My boss urged me to send collection letters to all of the companies which had defaulted on payments. I guess he is quite unpleased when people buy without paying right off the bat.

 

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