In this episode from our e-Book on the language of presenting in English (free for Premium Members), we’ll look at how to describe the trends show by a chart or graph.
A trend is the general direction or tendency of a metric or measurement – upward, downward, flat, fluctuating, peaking, bottoming out, and so on. So, you’ll be learning how to use these and many more terms for describing your charts and graphs in fluent, vivid sentences so that you can present your data with maximum impact.
Pat says “Sirus has the biggest slices of the pie.” This is an idiomatic expressions meaning Sirus has the largest share of the market.
Pat says Ambient was “struggling,” or trying hard, to “catch,” or equal, CallTell. Despite added competition from CallTellâ€™s new budget models, Ambient was able to “hold its ground,” or maintain its share of the market.
The combined “others” group had grown to over 25% of the European market by Spring 2007.