Practice A

Read the whole sentence and think how to change the underlined phrase into a more formal, legal and professional version. When you are ready, click on the phrase and check one possible suggestion.

settle / resolve a dispute

a dispute arose

hold a hearing

a party to this dispute

upon the other party’s request

is submitted / is referred

gave rise to / led to

is valid, effective, binding



grounds, intervene in

serve the award on



initiate arbitration proceedings

cover, bear the arbitration costs