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I am flattered by your praise !!!
Thomas Stanley, recently I did a careful estimation on your performance of work. I am satisfied with your capability, efficiency and decisiveness.
Stanley I am flattered by your praise.
Thomas As a result, I decided to promote you as the Sales Manager.
Stanley You can be assured that I acquired all the requirements for this job. I am well familiar with the department's duty and goals.
Thomas I am glad to hear that. Nevertheless, we need to talk about your new responsibilities. Are you clear about your duties as a Sales Manager ?
Stanley Yes, a Sales Manager should make great efforts to achieve a higher goal himself. Other than that, he should help the department to define its goals and assist each individual to achieve their personal target. As a leader of the team, he should also keep the team motivated and inspired.
Explanation :

Be/feel flattered - To feel very pleased and proud because someone has said good things about you or has made you feel important

Example : They were flattered to be invited to dinner by the mayor.

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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