Promotions and Awards


contribute /kənˈtrɪbjuːt/
(v) to give something, especially money or goods, to help somebody
Example: Make sure your boss is aware of the work you contributed to the project

dedication /ˌdedɪˈkeɪʃn/
(n) the hard work and effort that somebody puts into an activity or purpose
Example: The director's dedication to a high-quality product has motivated many of his employees

look forward to
look forward to
(v) to anticipate
Example: We look forward to seeing you at the next meeting

look to
look to
(v) to depend on, to rely on
Example: The staff is looking to their supervisor for guidance and direction

loyal /ˈlɔɪəl/
(adj) remaining faithful to somebody / something and supporting them or it
Example: Even though your assistant is loyal, you have to question his job performance

merit /ˈmerɪt/
(n) the quality of being good and of deserving praise
Example: Employees are evaluated on their merit and not on seniority

obviously /ˈɒbviəsli/
(adv) used when giving infor that you expect other people to know already
Example: Her tardiness was obviously resented by her coworkers

promote /prəˈməʊt/
(v) to move somebody to a higher rank or more senior job
Example: Even though the sales associate had a good year, it wasn't possible to promote him

recognition /ˌrekəɡˈnɪʃn/
(n) the act of accepting that something exists, is true or is official
Example: Recognition of excellent work should be routine for every manager

value /ˈvæljuː/
(v) to think that somebody / something is important
Example: The expert valued the text at $7,000