Phrasal Verbs related to business meetings

Put off: to postpone

Come up: to happen

Stand in: to act on behalf of, to replace

Get through: to discuss, to cover

Run through: to look at, to examine – quickly

Run over: last longer

Call off: to cancel

Run into: to experience something unexpectedly

Sort out: to solve, to clear up

Go back to: to return

Go ahead: to continue

Go on: to go forward

Take down: to write down, to record

Bring up: to introduce, to start to talk about

Taking over: to take control of something (i.e. new role)


Sports-related idioms used in business

At this stage of the game: at this time, after everything that has already been done.
Game plan: strategy.
In good shape: in good financial condition.
Level the playing field: to make conditions fair for everyone.
No sweat: no problem; it can be done very easily.
Not by a long shot: not at all.
Play the game: to act in the expected way.
Two can play at that game: if a person can do a bad thing to you, you can do the same bad thing to that person.