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    Exercise

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    bring about, build up, deal with a problem, go under,
    plough back profits, put up funds, wind up, wipe out,
    write off


    We had a serious problem with accounts receivable, and were forced to (1) …………… thousands of pounds of bad debts, when one of our customers went bankrupt and was
    (2) …………… by the receiver. If the managing director hadn’t (3) …………… some of his own money, the company could have been (4) …………… . For a time, it looked as if we were going to (5) …………… . We were on the brink of bankruptcy. It became clear that we hadn’t
    (6) …………… enough of our earnings into the company, or (7) …………… enough reserves to
    (8) …………… such a situation. You often read about one bankruptcy (9) …………… a chain of others – well, it nearly happened to us.

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    Re: Exercise

    http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/phrasal-verbs/
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