Do you feel like running for the hills when you receive a work email asking you to "circle back"?

You're not alone. Those sorts of tired business clichés in messages often inspire eyerolls or confusion.

An infographic (below) from covers 11 common corporate jargon phrases that should be avoided in work emails.

It also provides alternative phrases to use to make your messages less buzzword-y and more accessible.

Check out the infographic:

11 jargon phrases to avoid using in work emails infographic 

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11 Jargon Phrases to Avoid Using in Work Emails [Infographic]

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Ayaz Nanji is a writer, editor, and a content strategist. He is a co-founder of ICW Media and a research writer for MarketingProfs. He has worked for Google/YouTube, the Travel Channel, and the New York Times.

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