Last week we looked at common expressions in English that you could hear or use during the start of a meeting.
Today we’ll cover some other expressions that are common not only in meetings but also in business in general.
Useful expressions for meetings
Let’s see where we are. = Let us assess our position / progress.
Let’s work out what we still need to do. = Let us calculate / plan our next actions.
We need to tie up any remaining loose ends. = We need to resolve any remaining small problems.
The report has been sent round. = The report has been distributed to everybody.
We have set aside funds for this project. = We have allocated funds for this project.
Let’s go through the list of action points. = Let us discuss the action points one by one.
Lee, can you look into that for us? = Lee can you investigate that for us?
These are the items that came up during the last meeting. = These are the items that were mentioned during the last meeting.
Natasha, what have you found out? = Natasha, what have you learned / discovered?
Practice using these expressions and your English will sound more natural.