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    Red face Talking about promotion

    Hello

    In general, I'd like to talk about getting a better job at a higher level. I have always had a problem doing this. I found some scraps/expressions like 'a job at a higher level'.

    I am wondering if the sentences below are correct:

    1. If I worked for you, would I get a promotion to a more important job?
    2. I would get promoted to a job at a higher level in the company.
    3. I would get a promotion to a job at a higher level in the company.
    4. I would get a promotion to a higher level in the company.

    Maybe there is a better way to express all the ideas above or maybe I am correct and I get the point?

    Thank you in advance
    Last edited by bulging; 15-May-2014 at 18:55. Reason: typo

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    Re: Talking about promotion

    IMO, "promotion" and "higher level" are redundant in this context, as a promotion always leads to a higher (command, responsibility and/or pay) level in a company. The opposite would be "demotion" (http://www.macmillandictionary.com/d...emote#demotion).
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: Talking about promotion

    Quote Originally Posted by charliedeut View Post
    IMO, "promotion" and "higher level" are redundant in this context, as a promotion always leads to a higher (command, responsibility and/or pay) level in a company. The opposite would be "demotion" (http://www.macmillandictionary.com/d...emote#demotion).
    Yes, but you need context to show what promotion you mean. It is not a promotion in an army/club/organisation but a promotion to a better job. So is that really redundant?

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    Re: Talking about promotion

    Quote Originally Posted by bulging View Post
    In general, I'd like to talk about getting a better job at a higher level. I have always had a problem doing this. I found some scraps/expressions like 'a job at a higher level'.
    That's what you just did in your first post, I dare say.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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