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Office Phrases Everyone Hates

Have you ever heard a phrase that just makes you cringe because you’ve heard it one too many times? According to a survey jointly conducted by two American companies, OnePoll and Jive Communications, you are not alone. 

 

Thanks to the habits of 2,000 American workers, a list of 40 cringe-worthy office phrases were collected. From that list, we’ve compiled the top 10 most hated office phrases for you to enjoy.

 

1. Give 110 per cent
2. Think Outside the Box
3. Hammer it Out
4. Heavy Lifting
5. Throw Them Under the Bus
6. Don’t Count Your Chickens Before They’ve Hatched 
7. Pushing the Envelope
8. Let the Cat Out Of The Bag
9. Let’s Circle Back 
10. Win-Win Situation

 

Tweet us @yipcambridge and share some of your most hated office phrases.  

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