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A visit made to a place for work purposes, typically one involving a journey of some distance.‘a business trip offers a break from the daily office routine’
- ‘Rico was away on a business trip in Bangkok and the time difference might make it difficult to connect with him.’
- ‘Don't book yourself into a four-star hotel on business trips and expect your employees to stay in the motel off the freeway.’
- ‘Weekends were no better—he was usually in other cities on business trips.’
- ‘He said a business trip to the US with his father in 1986 helped him to learn more about the book trade.’
- ‘Some time ago, I went on a short business trip from the Netherlands to the UK.’
- ‘"Now I can pay bills at virtually any time, from my home, my office, or my laptop if I'm on a business trip."’
- ‘For example, you're on a business trip in an unfamiliar city and looking for the closest place to make a dozen copies of a presentation you have to give the next day.’
- ‘I visited this bar whilst on a business trip to Shanghai.’
- ‘I was working long hours and did many Monday to Friday business trips.’
- ‘A trip to the Atlanta Botanical Garden might turn a tiring business trip into something refreshing.’
- ‘Whether they're on a business trip or on vacation, these travelers are often in spending mode.’
- ‘More than a quarter of those visitors were on business trips with no leisure involved.’
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