Total Phrases- 4513
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Out-neutral url

Patience-2

  1. Don’t make a snap decision.
  2. Rome wasn’t built in a day.
  3. She just needs time.
  4. Sleep on it.
  5. Sit tight!
  6. It takes time.
  7. Be patient and cool your heels, because I fully expect that she’ll come around eventually.
  8. Keep your shirt on.
  9. We’ll cross that bridge when we come to it.

Patience-2

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In-positive / Realizing url

The day after a stock market crash

  1. I may not understand all the details, but I get the general idea and see the big picture.
  2. I could see it coming a mile away.
  3. It stands to reason.
  4. By process of elimination it’s the only answer that makes sense.
  5. So there you have it.
  6. I had a hunch we were getting very close to the end.
  7. We’ve been all through this before, and it’s deja-vu all over again.
  8. By the time it dawned on us, it was too late.
  9. It looks like we’re going to have to start from scratch.
  10. These things just sneak up on you.
  11. I see this as a wakeup call.
  12. This really taught me a lesson that I won’t quickly forget.
  13. I'm going to have to re-examine and think through all of my assumptions.
  14. It's very sobering.
  15. It happened when I least suspected it.
  16. I wonder why I didn't see that coming.
  17. I turned a blind eye to all the warning signals.

The day after a stock market crash

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In-positive / Confidence url

Handing in a task to boss ahead of schedule

  1. I’m on a roll.
  2. I’ve been as busy as a bee.
  3. I’ve gotten the hang of it.
  4. You ain’t seen nothing yet.
  5. In order to get this to happen, I had to jump through hoops.
  6. Sign, sealed and delivered.
  7. Well that takes care of that.
  8. What did I tell you?

Handing in a task to boss ahead of schedule

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Out-neutral / Negotiating url

Let’s work things out-2

  1. May I offer a suggestion?
  2. One hand washes the other.
  3. That’s why we’re here.
  4. What do we have to lose?
  5. One for all and all for one.
  6. I’m saying this for your ears and your ears only, and I hope it doesn’t go beyond the two of us: mum’s the word.
  7. No strings attached.
  8. It’s a two way street.
  9. That’s no big deal.
  10. You know very well that I take this very seriously and that I can be trusted to keep under wraps what you just told me in confidence.
  11. It will all sink in eventually, when this is all behind us.
  12. We can work it out.

Let’s work things out-2

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Out-neutral / Observation url

About Others – Neutral-3

  1. She talks a mile a minute.
  2. She’s got a vivid imagination.
  3. She didn’t even bat an eye.
  4. She’s going through a phase.
  5. She wears the pants in the family.
  6. They need all the help they can get.
  7. They’re really living high on the hog, but I suspect that it’s beyond their means.
  8. He’s got to work this out for himself.
  9. She’ll show her true colors.
  10. She’ll change her tune.
  11. I didn’t see neither hide nor hair of him since it happened.

About Others – Neutral-3

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Out-neutral / Negotiating url

My offer is good

  1. Don’t pass up an offer like this.
  2. You’ll never see an offer like this again.
  3. The offer still stands.
  4. It seems fair to me.
  5. That ought to add up nicely.
  6. I’m trying to accommodate you.
  7. There’s something in it for everyone.
  8. I’ll even go you one better.
  9. I’ll make it worth your while.
  10. That’s my final offer, take it or leave it.

My offer is good

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Out-positive / Agreement url

I think the stock market is going to go up.

  1. If you say so.
  2. You’re usually right about things like this.
  3. You’re not telling me anything I don’t already know.
  4. I’m fully aware of that.
  5. I won’t be surprised if it happens exactly the way you say.
  6. I’ll buy that.
  7. I know what you’re driving at.
  8. It certainly seems that way.
  9. That’s very possible.
  10. I hear you loud and clear.

I think the stock market is going to go up.

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In-positive / Confidence url

To a child going in for an operation

  1. It’ll be over before you know it.
  2. It’s all going to work out.
  3. It’s going to be alright.
  4. It’ll happen before you know it.
  5. We’ll pull you through it fine.
  6. It should be smooth sailing ahead.
  7. We’re in the best of hands.
  8. You don’t have to worry about a thing.
  9. You’ll be very well taken care of.

To a child going in for an operation

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Out-negative / Anger url

Stop what you are doing-2

  1. Are you trying to start up with me?
  2. You wouldn’t dare.
  3. Let that be a warning to you.
  4. There’s no excuse for that.
  5. Who do you think I am?
  6. Hold your horses.
  7. Don’t you dare do any such thing.
  8. Haven’t you done enough harm already?
  9. Don’t make a scene.
  10. Let’s drop the subject!
  11. Wait just a cotton picking minute.
  12. Where do you think you’re going?
  13. You just can’t help yourself, can you?
  14. Enough of that.
  15. OK, enough of this for now.

Stop what you are doing-2

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In-positive / Remembering url

Hearing a song from the past

  1. That brings back old memories.
  2. That’s as old as the hills.
  3. I last heard that many moons ago.
  4. It’s a blast from the past.
  5. It brings back good memories.
  6. It’s just like old times.
  7. Let’s have a walk down memory lane.

Hearing a song from the past

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Out-positive / Encouragement url

For a friend who was just promoted to be head of sales

  1. I always knew you had it in you.
  2. You’ll go right to the top.
  3. If you play your cards right, nothing will stand in your way, and you will be very successful.
  4. This is a big moment for you.
  5. That’s a lucky break for you.
  6. Here’s your big chance.
  7. They must think a lot of you.
  8. You’re going to do a bang-up job.
  9. More power to you.
  10. Hit the ground running.
  11. Give it your all.

For a friend who was just promoted to be head of sales

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Out-negative / Push away url

I won’t do it

  1. I don’t feel like it.
  2. It’s not my cup of tea.
  3. I will do no such thing.
  4. It just isn’t for me.
  5. I need that like a hole in the head.
  6. Leave me out of it.
  7. I don’t have time for that nonsense.
  8. That’s none of your business.
  9. That’s out of the question.
  10. Under no circumstances!
  11. Not on your life.
  12. Nothing doing.

I won’t do it