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    #1

    gain business or receive business

    When you buy something from a store, you give them business. If you look at this the other way around, can you say:

    (ex) Every summer, the local stores receive or gain business from their customers.

    Does either verb in red work? Please help me. Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: gain business or receive business

    The verb you need is "get".

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    #3

    Re: gain business or receive business

    Thanks, teechar. Besides "get", is it impossible to find any other verbs that work in my sentence? Please help me again.

    Does "obtain business" work?

    Thanks.
    Last edited by davidtrinh; 09-Apr-2017 at 08:08.

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    Re: gain business or receive business

    It's possible, but unnecessary.

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    #5

    Re: gain business or receive business

    You could say that the stores attract​ more business/customers in the summer.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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