اصطلاحات مربوط به توافق و برنامه ریزی
|in black and white||To say that something is in black and white means that there is written proof of it.|
It’s an obligation. It’s written in black and white in your contract.
|clinch a deal||In a business relationship, if you clinch a deal, you reach agreement on a proposal or offer.|
Tom’s final argument enabled us to clinch the deal.
|a done deal||This expression is used to refer to an agreement or decision which has been reached on a certain matter|
We’re still considering several proposals, so it’s not a done deal yet.
|gentleman’s agreement||When an agreement is neither written nor signed, because the two parties trust each other completely, it is called a gentleman’s agreement.|
It was a gentleman’s agreement. I can’t change my mind now!
|a matter of form||If you do something out of politeness, or because it is accepted practice or the usual way of doing something, you do it as a matter of form.|
I know we’re in agreement, but I need your signature as a matter of form.
|sign on the dotted line||If you sign on the dotted line, you formally give your consent to something by signing an official document.|
I consulted my lawyer before signing on the dotted line.
|signed, sealed and delivered||When an agreement, contract or treaty is signed, sealed and delivered, all the legal documents have been signed.|
It is hoped that the agreement will be signed, sealed and delivered before the end of the week.
|square deal||A transition that is fair and honest, or an equitable arrangement, is called a square deal.|
We’ve used the same supplier for years and we always get a square deal.
|no strings attached||If something is offered or obtained with no strings attached, it comes without any special conditions or restrictions.|
I managed to get a loan with no strings attached.
|with one voice||Two or more groups or organizations who are in complete agreement are said to speak with one voice.|
For once the government and the trade unions are speaking with one voice.