Phrasal verbs for business: Z

to zero in

to focus attention: We need to zero in on the client’s exact expectations for this software. Don’t bother with any additional functionality at this stage.

to zip up 

to keep something quiet: Keep this matter zipped up will you? It’s still highly confidential.

to zoom in

to magnify an image: Can you zoom in on that part of the picture? I want to read what the poster says.

to focus attention: Let’s now zoom in on the company’s debt problem.

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1 Response to Phrasal verbs for business: Z

  1. Ron Smitn says:

    “Zero in” and “zip up” are slang, not “business english” They should not be used in any contract or other legal document used for business purposes

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