come under fire: to be criticized
- My company has come under fire for overworking its employees.
- My boss has come under fire for not dealing with the problem swiftly enough.
be in a bind: be in a difficult or embarrassing position; also, unable to solve a problem
- My project team is in a bind because of the pandemic. We can’t get the team together at the same time to discuss important issues.
Power struggle: a situation in which two or more people or groups compete for control in a particular sphere
- There is a big power struggle among the mangers in upper management.
Make up for: to do or have something as a way of correcting or improving (something else)
- He had to make up for lost time while he was sick so he worked two weekends.
A san: D-E-V:
B san: I’m sorry is that V as in VICTOR or B as in BOY?
A san: That’s V as in VICTOR.
- Excuse me Albert. How do you pronounce this word? (this name?)
Open door policy: you can ask questions /interrupt the person any time.
My manager has an open door policy.
Sunday Driver: Someone who drives too slowly, often annoying other drivers. An inexperienced driver.
A san: I have a Gold card!!!
B san: Oh really? You must be a Sunday driver.
A san: How did you know I only drive on Sundays?
B san: .Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.!