20 terribly annoying work phrases we all use

These euphemisms and catch phrases surfaced at work for a purpose —  to help people deal with certain issues that they found difficult to talk about.

Next thing we know they had become office buzzwords or work phrases that expanded and infiltrated our regular vocabulary till ur everyday conversations started sounding “off key”, Lol. Yes, I know, they seem to make us feel cool and even sound super smart.

I personally hate a few of these words, but can’t seem to do without them, (Help!) which is why they are here this Monday morning so you office bees can identify the ones you hear often and even use all the time. Let’s have a little work fun, yeah?

1. At C.O.B (close of business)

2. Back to the drawing board

3. Hit the ground running

4. Get the ball rolling

5.Thrown under the bus

6. Think outside the box

7. Let’s touch base

8. Get my manager’s blessing

9. It’s on my radar

10.  I don’t have the bandwidth

11. No brainer

12. Bang for your buck

13. Synergy

14. Move the goal post

15. Win-win

16. Circle back around

17. All hands on deck

18. Take this offline

19.  Elephant in the room

20. On my plate

P.S: You know if you don’t hit the ground running on this article by C.O.B, I would have to think outside the box to work on future articles or even go back to the drawing board.

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