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(OH REALLY?) ACTUALLY, I THOUGHT…

If you disagree with someone, the sentence starts: “Actually, I thought…” will sound much nicer and more polite than a terse “No” – No or “You’re wrong.”- You’re wrong. This phrase comes in handy if you have a different opinion than someone else. A: So Tom’s coming in tonight at 8, right?B: Actually, I thought […]

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PLEASE CALL ME (BACK) AT…

If you need someone to call you or call you back, it is a good idea to use this phrase. Of course, it’s a good idea to leave your phone number or the number to call back. Hi, this is John from the financial office.I’m wondering if you found those missing receipts.Please call me back […]

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WHAT TIME IS OUR MEETING?

You can use this sentence structure whenever you need to ask about the start of any event: “What time is [event]?” For example, if you want to ask about the start of a meeting on a particular day, use “on [day].” For example: What time is our meeting on Thursday? What time is our meeting […]

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(OH) NEVER MIND.

This phrase can be used, for example, if someone has misunderstood what you were trying to tell them If you have tried it several times and don’t want to repeat it again, just say “(Oh) never mind.” And you can start talking about something else. You can also use this phrase to mean “it doesn’t […]

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THAT SOUNDS GREAT.

If you like a particular idea that someone has suggested, you can respond with that phrase. Of course, you can use another word instead of great to express approval or enthusiasm. For example, “fantastic”, “excellent”, “awesome” or “perfect”. A: My mom is baking biscuits this afternoon. We could go to our house and eat some. […]

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I’M SORRY.

This phrase is used to apologize for something big or small that you have done, missed, etc. This phrase can also be expanded with the conjunction “for” to say what you are sorry for. E.g. : I’m sorry for being so late. I’m sorry for the mess. I wasn’t expecting anyone today. If you add […]

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