Business Term of the Day for 17 October 2019

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Bill of goods

Bill of goods

Literally meaning a list of merchandise to be delivered, this term is mostly frequently used in North America to mean a misrepresentation or fraud.
Pojem bill of goods doslova znamená seznam zboží k doručení, ale v severní Americe tento termín nejčastěji znamená překroucení nebo podvod.
Example sentence
The college is really trying to sell students a bill of goods when it promotes the idea that these classes can prepare students for the real world of business.
Příklad použití ve větě
Univerzita se opravdu snaží oklamat studenty, když propaguje myšlenku, že je tyto lekce mohou připravit na skutečný svět podnikání.
To distinguish the meaning of fraud from the list of merchandise to be delivered, the fraud is sometimes referred to as a fake or false bill of goods.
Pro odlišení významu podvodu od seznamu zboží k dodání se podvod někdy označuje jako fake nebo false bill of goods.
Bill of goods

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