How To Minimize Problems At Work - Business English

speaking practice Mar 27, 2021

Sometimes we may need to talk about problems we face in the workplace, but it is important to be careful and selective with the words you choose. 

Here are 4 qualifiers you can use in English to soften the tone and make problems seem less serious. 

There has been a slight delay with your delivery.

There was a slight misunderstanding with your order. 

There has been a bit of a problem in production.

There was a small disagreement between me and Adam. 

We had a minor issue this afternoon, but it's fixed now. 

We need a little more time to complete the report. 

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