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Idioms for business
- to make difficulties for someone; treat harshly: Instead of a straight answer they give him the business with a needless run-around.
- to scold severely; give a tongue-lashing to: The passengers will give the bus driver the business if he keeps driving so recklessly.
synonym study for business
pronunciation note for business
OTHER WORDS FROM business
Example sentences from the Web for business
And then when businesses leave the state, they want to know why.
Bitcoin began 2013 with a roaring price of $770 per unit, and businesses right and left were converting to the ethereal product.You Were Wrong About Miley & Bitcoin: 2014’s Failed Predictions|Nina Strochlic|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The project tries to help young Turkish women raised in orphanages to start their own businesses.
They were forced to leave their homes, businesses and families behind, and old grudges against the Castro regime run deep.Aging Cuban Exiles And Their Lawmakers Bypassed by White House|Romina Ruiz-Goiriena|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Authorities have seized more than $250 million in assets from businesses across Rome.The Mayor Who Took Down the Mafia That Ruined Rome|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During the war both the printing and publishing businesses suffered from shortage of personnel, of metal, and of paper.A History of the Cambridge University Press|S. C. Roberts
So to the office till night, and then home and to write by the post about many businesses, and so to bed.
Lay long in bed, and so up and abroad to several places about petty businesses.
Thence to my office all the afternoon as long as I could see, about setting many businesses in order.
Then my law businesses for Brampton makes me mad almost, for that I want time to follow them, but I must by no means neglect them.
British Dictionary definitions for business
Word Origin for business
Idioms and Phrases with business
In addition to the idiom beginning with business
- business as usual
- funny business
- get down to (business)
- go about (one's business)
- have no business doing
- land-office business
- like mad (nobody's business)
- make it one's business
- mean business
- mind one's own business
- monkey business
- none of one's business
- out of business
- send someone about his or her business
- the business