MBA Alert! Can You Complete These Common Business Sayings?

Some may say they’re cheesy. Others might say they’re corny. But, the fact is, a lot of these common business sayings and idioms are just simple ways communicating a complex idea, and they are valuable ways to save time and effort and just get things done!

Are you interested (or perhaps you already have?) in getting an MBA (Master of Business Administration)? It’s not necessary in order to become a successful business person, but it can help you think in ways you didn’t think about before. The fact is, business is a skill and not just ‘something you do’. Successful entrepreneurs recognize this and are constantly working on their craft by reading and learning new things. Take this quiz and let’s see if you fit in!

"Ahead of the             "
sack
pack
back
"Back to              one"
square
item
time
"Corner the             "
business
estimate
market
"Easy come, easy             "
flow
grow
go
"Get down to              "
brass tacks
red lines
blue thoughts
"Get something off the              "
basics
idea
ground
"Going the extra              "
mile
timeline
breaths
"My hands are              "
shackled
tied
broken
"In the driver's              "
seat
hands
feet
"Keep one's eye on the              "
sky
ball
fly
"Learning the              "
strings
ropes
steps
"Put all one's               in one basket"
chickens
bread
eggs
"Put the cart               the horse"
behind
onto
before
"Raise the               "
bar
car
roof
"Take the bull by the               "
neck
tail
horns
"The               in the room"
monkey
donkey
elephant
             someone's arm"
burn
punch
twist
             of the curve"
on top of
ahead
adjacent
             to the drawing board"
quick
pencils
back
             of pace"
face
change
twist
             in the rough"
diamond
ruby
sapphire
"Get back into the               of things"
swing
sting
jive
"Get the ball              "
flowing
bouncing
rolling
"Hit the              on the head"
idea
clown
nail
"In the              seat"
driver's
King's
windowless
"Out of the             "
loop
window
ideas
"Read               the lines"
parallel to
between
besides
"Think               the box"
outside
away from
with
"Starting off on the               foot"
right
wobbly
crazy
"Throw in the              "
idea
herring
towel
"Writing on the              "
ball
call
wall

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