Total Phrases- 4513
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Out-negative / Push away url

I don’t want to do it

  1. That’s the last thing I want.
  2. I’m not crazy about it.
  3. I’m not in the mood.
  4. No thank you.
  5. Thanks but no thanks.
  6. That gives me the creeps.
  7. I wouldn’t do that for all the money in the world.
  8. For me it’s just a big turnoff.
  9. Do your own dirty work.
  10. That’s not my problem.
  11. That’s not my cup of tea.
  12. I’m not going to stoop so low as to do something like that.
  13. That’s of no concern to me.
  14. It doesn’t float my boat.
  15. I don’t feel like it.

I don’t want to do it

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In-positive / Hope url

When your candidate is elected

  1. Maybe there’s hope for us yet.
  2. It could turn things around.
  3. Things are looking up.
  4. It’s the wave of the future.
  5. That’s a good sign.
  6. I hope to heaven that what you’re telling me is true.
  7. It took a long time to happen, but it was worth waiting for.
  8. At times we didn’t think it would be successful, but now it might be a dream come true.
  9. The best is yet to come.

When your candidate is elected

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Out-neutral / Observation url

About Others – Positive-1

  1. He knows the ropes.
  2. He knows everything there is to know about it.
  3. He’s young at heart.
  4. He has a friend in high places.
  5. They’re rolling in dough.
  6. He’s going to take on the whole world.
  7. It’s a whole lot for him to handle, and considering what he’s been through, I think he’s holding up pretty well under the circumstances.
  8. She can take care of herself.
  9. It’s just another example of hometown boy makes good.
  10. You’ve got to give them credit.
  11. He’s a chip off the old block.
  12. They’re like two peas in a pod.
  13. He’s got money to burn.
  14. He’s in a class all by himself.
  15. He’s a man of means.
  16. He’s an upstanding citizen.

About Others – Positive-1

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In-negative / Doubt url

When a friend says he’s going to climb Mt. Everest

  1. Fat chance!
  2. You’re putting me on.
  3. You can’t be serious.
  4. Are you kidding me?
  5. Now I’ve heard everything.
  6. Are you sure you know what you’re doing?
  7. It’s a nice idea, but are you sure you’re up to it.
  8. Are you sure you’ve got what it takes?

When a friend says he’s going to climb Mt. Everest

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Out-neutral / Advice url

Strategize-1

  1. What he doesn’t know won’t hurt him.
  2. Save the best for last.
  3. What you don’t know can hurt you.
  4. As long as you’re going to take the time to do it, you might as well do it right.
  5. Too many cooks spoil the broth.
  6. People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.
  7. The ends don't justify the means.
  8. Put it to work for you.
  9. It’s important to just go through proper channels.
  10. The first step is to take a firm grasp on the situation.
  11. An elephant never forgets.
  12. It takes money to make money.
  13. Money doesn’t grow on trees.
  14. All is fair in love and war.
  15. The best way to approach this problem is to use the technique of divide and conquer.
  16. If you try to please everyone, you end up pleasing no one.
  17. You can’t focus on everything at once.

Strategize-1

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In-positive / Determination url

Someone offered a bribe

  1. I’ll never do it, no matter what you say.
  2. Not if I can help it.
  3. It will never happen again.
  4. I’m going to put my foot down once and for all.
  5. I’ve made up my mind that - once and for all - I’m going to put a stop to this.
  6. I’m not going to let that happen.
  7. We’ll put a stop to that.
  8. I won’t hear of it.
  9. I won’t budge an inch.

Someone offered a bribe

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Out-neutral / Advice url

When someone is trying to pick a fight with you.

  1. Leave it alone.
  2. Don’t make an issue of it.
  3. You don’t have to answer every dog that barks.
  4. If you don’t let it drop, it’s going to escalate.
  5. Just because someone throws down the gauntlet, doesn’t mean you have to pick it up.
  6. Leave it well enough alone.
  7. Just ignore it.
  8. Don’t pay it any mind.
  9. Let it be.
  10. I can assure you, nothing good is going to come from this.
  11. Two wrongs don't make a right.
  12. Just walk away, and pretend that it never happened.
  13. You should know better than that.
  14. Sometimes it's better to say nothing at all in response.
  15. If you don't respond, it will all just blow over as if nothing happened.
  16. One word can lead to another, until it's a fire that's hard to put out.
  17. Don't make an issue out of it.
  18. I've seen it happen countless number of times before, and it always has the same bad, stupid ending.
  19. The sad thing about it, is that it's so preventable.
  20. Take a deep breath, don't respond, and walk away.
  21. Discretion is the better part of valor.
  22. These things lead to no good.
  23. Don’t get sucked into the game their playing.
  24. Nothing good is going to come from this.
  25. It always has the same bad ending, so nip it in the bud.
  26. A wise person thinks twice, before saying nothing.

When someone is trying to pick a fight with you.

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In-neutral / Acceptance url

Raining on the day of the picnic

  1. Life has its ups and downs.
  2. It was a chance we had to take.
  3. It’s just one of those things.
  4. Life is full of surprises.
  5. Whatever happens it will be for the best.
  6. What does that matter?
  7. There’s not much we can do about it.
  8. Perhaps it’s really a blessing in disguise.

Raining on the day of the picnic

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Out-neutral / Advice url

Others - Care for them

  1. Give her what she needs.
  2. You’re holding him back.
  3. Treat him with kid gloves.
  4. Break it to him gently.
  5. Share and share alike.
  6. Give him a second chance.

Others - Care for them

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Out-positive / Encouragement url

For a friend who is recovering from an illness

  1. Now that’s more like it.
  2. I’m glad to see that you’re doing alright.
  3. Be patient with your recovery.
  4. Rome wasn’t built in a day.
  5. You don’t look any worse for wear or tear.
  6. You’re near and dear to our hearts.
  7. You’re doing what you can, and that’s all that there is to it.
  8. The way you’re handing this challenging situation is to your credit.
  9. It'll be over before you know it.

For a friend who is recovering from an illness

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In-negative / Desperation url

Running away from the Cossacks

  1. I’m knee deep in alligators.
  2. I’ve got to get a handle on the situation before it’s too late.
  3. The people around me are dropping like flies.
  4. I’m going out of my mind.
  5. It’s a matter of life and death.
  6. I’m overcome with fear.
  7. I just can’t deal with it anymore.
  8. What going on here?
  9. I just can’t put up with it any longer.
  10. It’s every man for himself.
  11. What else have I got?

Running away from the Cossacks

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In-positive / Realizing url

Seeing what stocks it would have been best to buy

  1. It’s slowly beginning to come into focus.
  2. Chalk that one up to experience.
  3. I’m beginning to see the situation more clearly.
  4. It’s as clear as clear can be.
  5. Now that sheds some light on the subject.
  6. It’s the key to everything.
  7. That answers that $64,000 question.
  8. That explains it.
  9. I now see things through new eyes.

Seeing what stocks it would have been best to buy