10 Business colocations with boost
Hi there and welcome to episode 141 of the Art of Business English podcast, where we help people like you get the language skill you need to succeed in business.
To I have 10 collocations for you with the word “boost”. This is a great word to collocate in your business vocabulary, as most people love a good boost.
Before we start though, maybe you are wondering what “boost” means. Well according to the Cambridge dictionary, “boost” means the following:
to improve or increase something
- The theatre managed to boost its audiences by cutting ticket prices.
- Share prices were boosted by reports of the president's recovery.
- I tried to boost his ego (= make him feel more confident) by praising his cooking.
As you can see, getting a boost is generally something positive and in business when you or your company get a boost, then you should be happy, especially if it is a boost in sales.
Let’s take a look at some more collocations with the word boost.
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Meaning: powerful impetus
Example: If he manages to seal the deal, his reputation will get a big boost.
Meaning: urgently required
Example: The new round of Government capital injection will give the economy a much-needed boost.
Meaning: positive stimulus
Example: The governor has given charities a welcome boost.
Meaning: Additional stimulus
Example: The construction of shopping centres would be an extra boost for the local economy.
Meaning: more money that is suddenly given to a project or business.
Example: We will be incredibly grateful for a cash boost from you.
Meaning: to make someone feel more positive and more confident.
Example: The boss gave his team a confidence boost before the meeting.
Meaning: Energy surge
Example: The team has got an energy boost and it is heading out to do more work.
Meaning: An increase in performance
Example: This new software will offer the best performance boost.
Meaning: New momentum
Example: The new power plant will give a further boost to the economy.
Meaning: something happening at the best possible moment.
Example: The change of management provided a timely boost to the company's falling profits.
That rounds up our list of 12 collocations with the word “boost”. I hope you found them useful and of value for your vocabulary knowledge. If you have any further expressions or collocations with “boost” that you would like to share just put them in the comment section below.
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