Commonly Used Phrases at the Office


NUKUL GARG (Senior Associate Consultant)     01 January 2011

NUKUL GARG
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Commonly Used Phrases at the Office and... What they really mean!

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1. For your information, please. (FYI)

Meaning: I don't know what to do with this, so please keep it.

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2. Noted and returned.

Meaning: I don't know what to do with this, so please keep it little while.

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3. Review and comment.

Meaning
: Do the dirty work so that I can forward it.

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4. Action please.


Meaning
: Get yourself involved for me. Don't worry, I'll claim the credit.

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5. For your necessary action.


Meaning
: It's your headache now.

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6. Copy to.


Meaning
: Here's a share of my headache.

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7. For your approval, please..


Meaning
: Put your neck on the chopping board for me please.

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8. Action is being taken.


Meaning
: Your correspondence is lost and I am trying to locate it.

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9. Your letter is receiving our attention.


Meaning
: I am trying to figure out what you want.

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10. Please discuss.


Meaning
: I don't know what the hell this is, so please brief me.

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11. For your immediate action.


Meaning
: Do it NOW! Or I will get into serious trouble.

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12. Please reply soon.


Meaning
: Please be efficient. It makes me look inefficient.

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13. We are investigating/ processing your request with the relevant authorities.


Meaning
: They are causing the delay, not us.

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14. Regards.


Meaning
: Thanks and bless you for reading all the crap.

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Sushmita (CA-Final(Intern))     01 January 2011

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Very Nice and enjoyable.


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