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    made him an offer

    They made him an incredibly well-paid job offer not because he's an impostor, which he is, or highly qualified, which he's not, but simply because the chief (of that company) for whatever reasons likes guys like him. He must be stupid if he wouldn't take this chance. Even if they fired him after one week or so, he'd still get an enormous compensation.

    Please check if the text is OK. Especially, I'm unsure if "well-paid" and "compensation" are correct. Maybe "highly paid" and "pay-off" are better?
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    Re: made him an offer

    Quote Originally Posted by krisfromgermany View Post
    They made him an icredibly well-paid job offer not because he's an impostor, which he is, or highly qualificated
    I am not a teacher.

    icredibly --> incredibly?

    qualificated --> qualified?

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    Re: made him an offer

    Yes, you're right. I just corrected these mistakes.
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    Re: made him an offer

    Quote Originally Posted by krisfromgermany View Post
    Yes, you're right. I just corrected these mistakes.
    You are welcome.

    I'm not sure what made you use the word "compensation".

    Could you please explain the logic of the sentence containing "compensation"?
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    Re: made him an offer

    For example when a football coach has a contract until 2020 but gets fired in 2018, the club needs to pay him some sort of compensation.

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    Re: made him an offer

    Quote Originally Posted by krisfromgermany View Post
    For example when a football coach has a contract until 2020 but gets fired in 2018, the club needs to pay him some sort of compensation.
    When I saw your "of that company", I thought of something like an office worker/researcher/etc. I was mistaken.

    Thank you very much.

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    I think it doesn't matter if you're football coach or office worker. When you get fired before your contract ends, you can sue your employer to pay you some money. Or you make a deal without sueing.

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    Re: made him an offer

    Quote Originally Posted by krisfromgermany View Post
    I think it doesn't matter if you're a football coach or office worker. When you get fired before your contract ends, you can sue your employer to pay you some money. Or you make a deal without sueing (= suing?).
    I made that mistake probably because I have no knowledge of business culture in western countries. (I have never been to a foreign country.) I guess that Japan's business culture is quite different from that of your country. For example, in Japan, office workers rarely file a lawsuit against their employers/companies.

    By the way, your English is far better than mine, and your threads are very enlightening. I look forward to your new posts.

    Thank you very much.

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    Re: made him an offer

    Quote Originally Posted by krisfromgermany View Post
    I think it doesn't matter if you're a football coach or an office worker. When you get fired before your contract ends, you can sue your employer to pay you some money, or you can make a deal without sueing suing them.
    See above.

    It depends on the reason for being fired. If you're fired because you have done something wrong/illegal, or if you have turned out to be completely incapable of doing the job you were hired for, most companies can just fire you. If you believe you have a case for wrongful dismissal or some kind of discrimination, you might be able to take the company to court or start some kind of internal complaints procedure.

    However, many companies will have a redundancy package in place for people they want to get rid of before they end of their contract if it simply a case of their job becoming unnecessary or perhaps for financial reasons.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: made him an offer

    You could use payout instead of compensation.

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