One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Be in earnest.‘the border is sealed by troops who mean business’
- ‘This team means business. We are not there to show off. We want to achieve something together.’
- ‘Eight businesses were based in Michigan, seven in New York, nineteen in Colorado, and fifteen in Montana, showing that salmon mean business across the nation.’
- ‘Community colleges mean business.’
- ‘Google shifts focus to show it means business.’
- ‘The 100 British companies that are here today are hard evidence of the fact that Britain really does mean business.’
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