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    Question In terms of

    "In terms of" has always sounded to me as rather more formal. However, it seems I have been wrong. Just two days ago I came back from the UK and most people I was talking to used that term quite often in casual language. What is, then, the register of this term?

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    Re: In terms of

    Yes, it is used often, casually and formally.

    It means "speaking about" or "concerning" or "in regards to"
    In terms of my job, I don't see much chance for advancement.

    By the way, I suggest:
    Just two days ago I came back from the UK and many people I spoke with used that term quite often in casual language

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