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COD, Cash On Delivery  you pay for the goods when you receive them, you pay for them when they are delivered to you
So, how can I settle the payment for the TOEIC book I have just ordered?
B That will be Cash on Delivery, sir.


Give somebody a discount to make the price of something lower
This dress is too expensive. Please give me a discount.
B I'm sorry ma'am, but I cannot give you a discount. That dress has been heavily discounted. The original price was Y10,000, Now it costs only \7,000.


Meet the deadline  to be able to accomplish or finish a task before the last day or last minute it is accepted.
Mr. Saitou, I'm sorry to inform you that I cannot meet the deadline you gave me. I haven't finished writing the financial report because a lot of receipts and invoices are missing.
B Okay. Don't worry. I understand. So, when can you finish writing the report?
A If I can collect all the receipts I need sir, I can finish writing the report on Thursday at 5:00.


Miss the deadline the opposite of Meet the deadline
Hello Mr. Tanaka, could you meet your deadline?
B Oh, hi there, Mr. Shimizu. Unfortunately, I missed my deadline. There were a lot of missing receipts that's why I could not complete writing my financial report.


Give a raise to somebody Excellent
You and I have been working hard for this company for 3 years.
B That's right. Hey, why don't we ask the boss to give us a raise?


set up a company to make or establish a company
When we graduate from this university, which company are you going to apply to?
B I won't be applying to any company. I want to set up my own company right after we graduate!
A Great! In that case, I will apply to your company! Be sure to hire me, okay?


Save up for something  to save money in order to buy something deemed important
Come on John, let's go to Kozue restaurant to have dinner.
B I'm sorry Derek, I can't join you. I can't afford to buy myself a sumptuous dinner now. As you know, I am saving up for a new Audi.


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