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7 Simple Phrasal Verbs and Idioms
November 18, 2010
It's the 18th of November and I am embarrassed to be sending the November issue of the newsletter so late.
It is so late in fact, that I am almost sending it out on my birthday! Yes...in 4 days I will be turning...28!
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Here we go: I promise to send the newsletter in the first week of every month from now on!
That way you can expect it in your inbox on a regular basis not on the 1st then the 20th and then the 15th and then the 7th.
I will send you your free newsletter between the 1st and 7th of every month. :)
Thank you for your patience everyone.
Now let's look at this month's newsletter, which is dealing with phrasal verbs and idioms!
Last year my company started to cut back on social programs which ment that I could no longer afford to leave my daughter at a nearby daycare center. This dramatically changed my schedule, as I had to drive an extra 30 minutes to the cheaper day-care every morning and evening.
After a month and a half I decided to cut my loses and look for a new job. I couldn't handle the stress any longer. Looked for a job for 2 weeks and was really excited when I found a job working for a pharmaceutical company close to home. The company lawyer drew up a contract for me to consider over the weekend.
At face value it looked wonderful but I noticed they didn't cover day-care costs. I went back to the company director and voiced my concerns and he agreed that we could figure something out.
In the end I filled the bill for the position perfectly, so the company made an exception in my case and is now covering 60% of my day-care costs.
Some people might say that the company shouldn't be paying for my daycare costs but I say that other people receive bonuses and that this is fair play.
So that is it for now!
I hope you have enjoyed this topic: "Phrasal Verbs and Idioms in the Office" and if you have any comments or would like to say something about this newsletter please send me a message via this form.
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