Key Phrases For Negotiations In Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese



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Business negotiations can be tricky in any language, but in a language that isn’t your native language, they can be downright impossible. We wanted to share with you some essential phrases to use in negotiations in Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese.

Chinese English
让我们再看一遍细节。
Ràng wǒmen zài kàn yī biàn xìjié.
Let’s go over the details again.
在这几点上我们看法不同。
Zài zhè jǐ diǎn shàng wǒmen kànfá bù tóng.
We disagree with these points.
给我们一点时间来考虑考虑。
Gěi wǒmen yī diǎn shíjiān lái 
kǎolǜ kǎolǜ.
Give us some time to think it over.
这是我们的最终报价。
Zhè shì wǒmen de zuìzhōng bàojià.
This is our final offer.
我们接受你们的报价。 
Wǒmen jiēshòu nǐmen de bàojià.
We accept your offer.

 

Japanese English
交渉を続けるべきです。
Koushou o tsuzukeru beki desu.
We must continue to negotiate.
これらの点について賛成できません。
Korera no ten ni tsuite sansei dekimasen.
We disagree with these points.
そちらのおっしゃることがわかってきました。
Sochira no ossharu koto ga wakatte kimashita.
I’m beginning to see your point.
これが最終オファーですか。
Kore ga saishuu ofaa desu ka.
Is this your final offer?
オファーを受け入れます。
Ofaa o ukeiremasu.
We accept your offer.

 

Spanish English
Volvamos a repasar los detalles.  Let’s go over the details again.
Eso no es aceptable. That’s unacceptable.
Ahora entiendo su punto de vista. Now I understand your point.
¿Es esa su oferta definitiva? Is this your final offer?
Parece que en general estamos de acuerdo. We seem to agree in general.

 

Brazilian Portuguese English
Quais objetivos vocês gostariam de realizar nesta reunião? What objectives would you like to accomplish in this meeting?
Nós concordamos. We agree.
Vocês certamente não esperam que nós possamos aceitar isto. You certainly don’t expect us to accept that.
Estou começando a ver o seu ponto. I’m beginning to see your point.
Temos um acordo. We have an agreement.

 

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