1.— They want to make sure you’re paying taxes on the money you make.
— ________ .
A.We’re paying alright
B.At least, our records for money in are very complete
C.That’s something you can improve by talking to human resources
2.— How much of a problem meeting the budget
A.The product should finance itself
B.Well, it seems that we underestimated the costs
C.You only need a budget increase for the first order
3.Did you get the financial records _______ shape for your audit next month
4.That’s something you can improve by talking to human _______ .
5.Large organizations will find ______ impossible to manage all these data if manual accounting were used.
Alibaba Seeks to Raise Billions in IPO
Investors in the United States are preparing for the first public sale of stock in the Chinese company Alibaba. The company sells goods 1 linking buyers and sellers in the huge Chinese online market. Alibaba is expected to 2 its initial public offering, called an IPO, in September on the New York Stock Exchange.
The total value of the company, based in Hangzhou, has been estimated at about $200 billion. Reports from Bloomberg News say Alibaba is offering investors a 12 percent 3 of the company. That would mean the company could raise 4 $20 billion dollars in the public stock sale.
After the IPO, Alibaba could become one of the most 5 technology companies in the world. Apple, for example, has a market value of about $600 billion. Google is valued at about $390 billion and Microsoft is worth about $370 billion.
A.as more as
B.as much as
C.as many as