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Meetings and minutes - Functions

Match the words in the minutes of the meeting on the left with the words that were actually said on the right. Write your answers in the box provided. Check with "Answers" at the bottom of the page.

What did they say?

1. The meeting was called to order.     a. Okay, shall we leave it until tomorrow?
2. Mr Duncan raised a point of order     b. Bill should be around by then.
3. He seconded the motion.     c. Yes, I also think that's a good idea.
4. This was opposed by Mr Duncan.    d. There's not enough of us to do that.
5. He would take the matter under advisement.     e. Right, let's settle down and get started.
6. They did not have a quorum.     f. No, I really don't think that's a good idea.
7. The meeting was adjourned until the following day.     g. Okay, I'll have to look at this carefully.
8. Mr Chadwick would be present.     h. Hold on, there's something we have to look at here.