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    Hello.
    Could you help me with this test? I am not sure if my answers are right.
    Please, help me. It is very important for me.
    Thanks.

    2_1 Match the tasks below with the heading. Write A, B or C
    "define strengths weaknesses of competitors"
    A: Document the market size
    B: Competitive analysis X
    C: Create a positioning strategy
    2_2 Match the tasks below with the heading. Write A, B or C
    "expand on areas of strength"
    A: Document the market size
    B: Competitive analysis
    C: Create a positioning strategy X

    2_3 Match the tasks below with the heading. Write A, B or C
    "profile the potential market"
    A: Document the market size X
    B: Competitive analysis
    C: Create a positioning strategy

    2_4 Match the tasks below with the heading. Write A, B or C
    "define opportunities and threats of market"
    A: Document the market size X
    B: Competitive analysis
    C: Create a positioning strategy

    2_5 Match the tasks below with the heading. Write A, B or C
    "list major competitors"
    A: Document the market size
    B: Competitive analysis X
    C: Create a positioning strategy

    2_6 Match the tasks below with the heading. Write A, B or C
    "identify areas where the company is weak"
    A: Document the market size X
    B: Competitive analysis
    C: Create a positioning strategy

    2_7 Match the tasks below with the heading. Write A, B or C
    "indenfity areas where the company is strong"
    A: Document the market size X
    B: Competitive analysis
    C: Create a positioning strategy

    2_8 Match the tasks below with the heading. Write A, B or C
    "profile the current market"
    A: Document the market size
    B: Competitive analysis
    C: Create a positioning strategy X

    2_9 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "across the board"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal
    C: inexperienced or not in control
    D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally
    F: very eager to argue or fight
    G: doing something correctly or well
    H: look for a positive side to negative events
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment X
    J: everyone is competitive with each other

    2_10 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "dog-eat-dog"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal
    C: inexperienced or not in control X
    D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally
    F: very eager to argue or fight
    G: doing something correctly or well
    H: look for a positive side to negative events
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment
    J: everyone is competitive with each other

    2_11 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "mean business"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal X
    C: inexperienced or not in control
    D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally
    F: very eager to argue or fight
    G: doing something correctly or well
    H: look for a positive side to negative events
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment
    J: everyone is competitive with each other

    2_12 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "come out fighting"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal
    C: inexperienced or not in control
    D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally
    F: very eager to argue or fight X
    G: doing something correctly or well
    H: look for a positive side to negative events
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment
    J: everyone is competitive with each other

    2_13 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "uphill battle/struggle"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal
    C: inexperienced or not in control
    D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally
    F: very eager to argue or fight
    G: doing something correctly or well
    H: look for a positive side to negative events
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment
    J: everyone is competitive with each other X

    2_14 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "out of your depth"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal
    C: inexperienced or not in control
    D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally X
    F: very eager to argue or fight
    G: doing something correctly or well
    H: look for a positive side to negative events
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment
    J: everyone is competitive with each other

    2_15 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "a tough nut to crack"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing X
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal
    C: inexperienced or not in control
    D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally
    F: very eager to argue or fight
    G: doing something correctly or well
    H: look for a positive side to negative events
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment
    J: everyone is competitive with each other

    2_16 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "every cloud has a silver lining"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal
    C: inexperienced or not in control
    D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally
    F: very eager to argue or fight
    G: doing something correctly or well
    H: look for a positive side to negative events
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment
    J: everyone is competitive with each other X

    2_17 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "down to the wire"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal
    C: inexperienced or not in control
    D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally
    F: very eager to argue or fight
    G: doing something correctly or well
    H: look for a positive side to negative events X
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment
    J: everyone is competitive with each other

    2_18 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "on the right track"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal
    C: inexperienced or not in control
    D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally
    F: very eager to argue or fight
    G: doing something correctly or well X
    H: look for a positive side to negative events
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment
    J: everyone is competitive with each other

    2_19 Business Phrasal Verbs. Match the phrasal verbs to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "look ahead"
    A: attempt to achieve
    B: consider the consequences of something
    C: succeed in doing something difficult
    D: become popular or acceptable
    E: work together for a common goal
    F: consider carefully before deciding
    G: think about or plan for future events X

    2_20 Business Phrasal Verbs. Match the phrasal verbs to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "pull together"
    A: attempt to achieve
    B: consider the consequences of something
    C: succeed in doing something difficult
    D: become popular or acceptable
    E: work together for a common goal X
    F: consider carefully before deciding
    G: think about or plan for future events

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    I AM NOT A TEACHER NOR AM I A BUSSINESS PERSON. I have answered the questions I can and included an explanation as to why I believe that is the answer. I hope this helps!

    2_1 Match the tasks below with the heading. Write A, B or C
    "define strengths weaknesses of competitors"
    A: Document the market size
    **B: Competitive analysis X; analysing competitors...
    C: Create a positioning strategy

    2_2 Match the tasks below with the heading. Write A, B or C
    "expand on areas of strength"
    A: Document the market size
    B: Competitive analysis
    **C: Create a positioning strategy X

    2_3 Match the tasks below with the heading. Write A, B or C
    "profile the potential market"
    **A: Document the market size X; both heading and task speak of "market"
    B: Competitive analysis
    C: Create a positioning strategy

    2_4 Match the tasks below with the heading. Write A, B or C
    "define opportunities and threats of market"
    **A: Document the market size X
    B: Competitive analysis
    C: Create a positioning strategy

    2_5 Match the tasks below with the heading. Write A, B or C
    "list major competitors"
    A: Document the market size
    **B: Competitive analysis X
    C: Create a positioning strategy

    2_6 Match the tasks below with the heading. Write A, B or C
    "identify areas where the company is weak"
    A: Document the market size X
    B: Competitive analysis
    **C: Create a positioning strategy; the task is to look at weaknesses in the company, not the market

    2_7 Match the tasks below with the heading. Write A, B or C
    "indenfity areas where the company is strong"
    A: Document the market size X
    B: Competitive analysis
    **C: Create a positioning strategy; the task is to look at strengths of the company, not the market

    2_8 Match the tasks below with the heading. Write A, B or C
    "profile the current market"
    **A: Document the market size; "profile" means something like "analyse" or "document"
    B: Competitive analysis
    C: Create a positioning strategy X

    2_9 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "across the board"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal
    C: inexperienced or not in control
    D: something hard to do or understand
    **E: affecting everyone equally; this is the meaning
    F: very eager to argue or fight
    G: doing something correctly or well
    H: look for a positive side to negative events
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment X
    J: everyone is competitive with each other

    2_10 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "dog-eat-dog"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal
    C: inexperienced or not in control X
    D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally
    F: very eager to argue or fight
    G: doing something correctly or well
    H: look for a positive side to negative events
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment
    **J: everyone is competitive with each other; everyone is so competitive they are willing to do whatever it takes to win

    2_11 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "mean business"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing
    **B: serious and committed to achieve a goal X
    C: inexperienced or not in control
    D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally
    F: very eager to argue or fight
    G: doing something correctly or well
    H: look for a positive side to negative events
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment
    J: everyone is competitive with each other

    2_12 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "come out fighting"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal
    C: inexperienced or not in control
    D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally
    **F: very eager to argue or fight X
    G: doing something correctly or well
    H: look for a positive side to negative events
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment
    J: everyone is competitive with each other

    2_13 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "uphill battle/struggle"
    **A: a difficult task often with people obstructing; think about it: climbing a hill is very difficult, especially on the way up
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal
    C: inexperienced or not in control
    D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally
    F: very eager to argue or fight
    G: doing something correctly or well
    H: look for a positive side to negative events
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment
    J: everyone is competitive with each other X

    2_14 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "out of your depth"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal
    **C: inexperienced or not in control; in a pool, there are different depths, some people who are inexperienced can only stay in the shallow part, more experienced people can go to the deeper end
    D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally X
    F: very eager to argue or fight
    G: doing something correctly or well
    H: look for a positive side to negative events
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment
    J: everyone is competitive with each other

    2_15 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "a tough nut to crack"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing X
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal
    C: inexperienced or not in control
    **D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally
    F: very eager to argue or fight
    G: doing something correctly or well
    H: look for a positive side to negative events
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment
    J: everyone is competitive with each other

    2_16 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "every cloud has a silver lining"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal
    C: inexperienced or not in control
    D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally
    F: very eager to argue or fight
    G: doing something correctly or well
    **H: look for a positive side to negative events; even the darkest, heaviest clouds have a beautiful silver lining around them
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment
    J: everyone is competitive with each other X

    2_17 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "down to the wire"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal
    C: inexperienced or not in control
    D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally
    F: very eager to argue or fight
    G: doing something correctly or well
    H: look for a positive side to negative events X
    **I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment
    J: everyone is competitive with each other

    2_18 Business Idioms. Match the idioms to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "on the right track"
    A: a difficult task often with people obstructing
    B: serious and committed to achieve a goal
    C: inexperienced or not in control
    D: something hard to do or understand
    E: affecting everyone equally
    F: very eager to argue or fight
    **G: doing something correctly or well X
    H: look for a positive side to negative events
    I: suspenseful: unsettled until the last moment
    J: everyone is competitive with each other

    2_19 Business Phrasal Verbs. Match the phrasal verbs to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "look ahead"
    A: attempt to achieve
    **B: consider the consequences of something; i think either B or G could be the correct anwer for this question
    C: succeed in doing something difficult
    D: become popular or acceptable
    E: work together for a common goal
    F: consider carefully before deciding
    G: think about or plan for future events X

    2_20 Business Phrasal Verbs. Match the phrasal verbs to their meanings. Write the correct letter.
    "pull together"
    A: attempt to achieve
    B: consider the consequences of something
    C: succeed in doing something difficult
    D: become popular or acceptable
    **E: work together for a common goal X
    F: consider carefully before deciding
    G: think about or plan for future events[/QUOTE]

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