I am with you = I agree with you
I am working on that = I am trying to resolve the problem, I am tryjng to figure out a solution
I can not afford the expenses = I cannot have sufficient income to pay these expenses
I can not agree more = I fully agree. (It denotes an emphatic agreement)
I can not help it = I cannot do anything to assist you on that
I challenge you = I provoke you to prove something = Σε προκαλώ (να μου αποδείξεις κάτι κλπ)
I do not take no as an answer = I insist to take from you a positive answer
I don’t buy that = I do not believe what you say in your effort to cheat me
I don’t care less = I do not mind (slang)
I learned it the hard way = I learned it through a painful experience
I owe you something = See “You owe me something”
I reasonably believe = I believe something based on certain valid data
I remove my jacket, tie, etc = I put off my jacket, etc.
Ι see = Used during a discussion in order to denote agreement to the speaker
I see your point = Same as “I see” (above)
I want to sleep on that = I am not ready to answer now, I want to think more about that and I will give you an answer tomorrow
If something is like s duck, walks like a duck and speaks like a duck, then it is a duck = Used to stress the obviousness of a situation
If you want an answer now, the answer is no = Do not press me to give you an answer right now, as I have not finalized by considerations and, in order to be on the safe side, I will give you a negative answer.
Ill fated = Unfortunate
IMF = International Monetary Fund = Διεθνές Νομισματικό Ταμείο
In a structured form/way = To do something in a thoughtful, planned, meaningful (instead of an improvised) way
In advance, (or in arrears) = Payment at the beginning, (or at the end ) of a time period
In conformity = In accordance
In good faith = Acting innocently
In inverted commas = It follows a word or expression which the speaker wishes to clarify that he/she does not use its literal meaning.
In line with = In accordance with
In other words = That is to say
In principal // matter of principal // for principle reasons = At first sight // matter of
In the middle of nowhere = Completely lost = στη μέση του πουθενά
In the short/long run = In the short/long term
Industrial espionage = Spying among companies trying to get information on their competitors’ plans etc, using, mostly, illegal means = Βιομηχανική κατασκοπεία.
Industry = A market activity with common characteristics, such as banking, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, aerospace, shipping, constructions, real estate, energy, transportation, etc.
In-house (seminar, resources, lawyer etc) = From within the company, internal
Innocent party = A party in an agreement or a deal suffering a loss caused by another party’s fault.
Inside information = Valuable information known to insiders i.e. executives or employees of a corporation who may illegally use it for their own financial benefit = Εσωτερική πληροφόρηση
Inter-company, intra-company = The first means (transactions) between or among various companies. The latter means within the same company
Investment Bank = Α non commercial bank with activities which include advisory services to private and public entities, merges and acquisitions,
introduction of companies to the stock exchange, etc.
It boils down to = The ending result = Εν κατακλείδι
It is a benchmark = It is an important event marking the course of a company, (see also milestone)
It is a blessing in disguise = An event that though it appears, at first sight, as a catastrophy, it will prove to be a blessing in the future
It is a can of worms = It illustrates a mean, cunning group of people working in a company
It is a pain in the neck, in the ass = It is a very annoying situation
It is a privilege = Used usually in speeches e.g. “.it is a privilege to have among us Mr. ..”
It is a never ending story = A situation repeating itself, without a solution to the problem
It is against my principles = it is against by moral rules = Είναι ενάντια στις αρχές μου
It is around the corner = It is imminent, it will arrive pretty soon
It is better than nothing. = It makes much sense particularly in business = Στα ολότελα, καλή κι η Παναγιώταινα
It is music to my ears = I am very pleased to hear what you say
It is not a black and white situation, (matter etc) = It is not a plain, clear-cut situation.
It is the best money can buy = Emphasizes the quality of something
It is unacceptable = A strong protest against something happening = Απαράδεκτο
It rings a bell = It reminds me of something = κάτι μου θυμίζει
It works = It operates successfully