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Show someone up !!!
Simon Come on, Rose. It will be sweet revenge.
Rose I'm really not like that.
Simon Rose, think about it. If you work for us, you will be in direct competition with your former company. This means that you can show Sam up. I heard you two had a blow up, didn't you ?
Rose What happened at my job is my business and no one else's.
Simon Sorry. But we can offer you a great salary, benefits, and a huge signing bonus.
Rose I will think about your offer, Simon. But right now, I'm thinking about going in a new direction.
Simon Please sleep on it. But just remember, Rose, you are the reason your old company did so well.
Explanation :
 
Show someone up - to behave in a way which makes someone you are with feel ashamed or embarrassed
 
Example : I wish you wouldn't show me up in front of my parents by getting so drunk.
 
 
 

On the verge of

Fill me in on the task

I am through working overtime

The numbers didn't add up

Give me the rundown

Cut-throat competition

See the work through

It is feasible

This item is sought-after

Sells like hot cakes

Look it up

Got it all planned out

I've lucked out

Speak your minds

On top of that

We spread out the news

He's all tied up

Keep an eye on

Stuck in traffic

Pricing and samples

Time is ticking away

We talked on the phone

I need to think it over

She's driving a hard bargain

Long-standing support

Production lead time

In no time

Expedite the payment

Defective goods

Work wonders

Get in contact with

You're making me blush

Keep you updated

Filled him in

I'll see to it

Grab a bite

The bottom line is quality

They are high-tech items

Our lead time is 14 days

Fit in with

Have a word with you

I am flattered by your praise

Well begun is half done

I am just a workaholic

Give me a hand

You reap what you sow

Keep track of

It's my treat

A tight schedule

Have a second thought

I've made up my mind

Fire away

It's no bother at all

With flying colors

 

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