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Don't Say It: These Are the Most Annoying Corporate Buzzwords, According to a New Survey Over 1000 people were asked what office jargon they find bothersome (and bearable). Here's what they said — so that you won't.

By Jonathan Small

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Are you fond of using the phrase "let's circle back" in business meetings?

Your co-workers wish you would stop.

Preply, an online language-learning platform, recently surveyed over 1000 people to ask them what they thought of certain trendy corporate jargon. "Circle back" was deemed the most annoying phrase, followed by such overused doozies as "put a pin in it" (#6) and "low-hanging fruit" (#8).

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