Total Phrases- 804

Scenes of In-negative

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In-negative / Doubt url

Being told a ‘foolproof’ way to not tell the truth on taxes

  1. It’s a prescription for disaster.
  2. What good would that be?
  3. How would that help?
  4. I don’t think that’s such a good idea.
  5. What’s the point?
  6. It won’t last for long before it blows up.
  7. Does that make sense to you?
  8. I doubt that very much.
  9. True to form, you’re up to your old tricks.
  10. I should have expected you to come up with a hare-brained idea like that.
  11. Do the ends justify the means?
  12. No, no, that won’t do at all.
  13. You’ve got another guess coming.
  14. The idea just smells, because honesty is the best policy.
  15. I’m going to look the other way, and pretend I didn’t hear that.
  16. I imagine you would, but don’t expect me to get caught up in your shenanigans.

Being told a ‘foolproof’ way to not tell the truth on taxes

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In-negative / Doubt url

Someone offers you original painting for 1/10th the price

  1. I suspect that you have something up in your sleeve.
  2. Give me a break!
  3. You must be kidding me.
  4. What’s the catch?
  5. I’ve heard that song and dance story before.
  6. Do you mean to tell me that you’re up to your old tricks again?
  7. Are you trying to pull a fast one?
  8. That sounds too good to be true.
  9. What do you take me for?

Someone offers you original painting for 1/10th the price

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In-negative / Explaining url

Being late for work

  1. I’ve had one of those days.
  2. I lost all track of time.
  3. Everything that could go wrong did go wrong.
  4. It’s a long story.
  5. It’s just not my day.
  6. I’ve been burning the candle at both ends.
  7. It was just one thing after another.
  8. Before I knew it, more time had passed than I had anticipated.
  9. It’s the last thing in the world that I thought was going to happen.
  10. I have no excuse for myself.
  11. I just don't have any sense of time.

Being late for work

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In-negative / Doubt url

Being told that a bad investment you made will go back up

  1. You’re just trying to make me feel better.
  2. How can you be so sure?
  3. I think the truth is more complicated than the way you’re making it sound.
  4. What you’re saying just doesn’t hold water.
  5. I wouldn’t hold my breath.
  6. That’ll be the day.
  7. I don’t believe it for a minute.
  8. After what already happened, what difference does it make anyway?
  9. Maybe yes, maybe no.

Being told that a bad investment you made will go back up

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In-negative / Confusion url

In the middle of riot

  1. What the hell is going on around here?
  2. I just don’t get it.
  3. It’s a free for all.
  4. What’s it all about?
  5. I just don’t know what to make of it.
  6. Things are happening fast and furious.
  7. We better high tail it out of here.
  8. I’ve never seen anything like this.
  9. What in the world is going on?

In the middle of riot

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In-negative / Desperation url

Up all night writing a paper

  1. I feel like I’ve been through the wringer.
  2. It’s taking its toll.
  3. I’m running on empty.
  4. I’m all worn out.
  5. I’m at my wits end.
  6. I’m feeling very weary.
  7. I’ll never get it done in time.

Up all night writing a paper

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In-negative / Confusion url

To someone explaining calculus

  1. I haven’t the foggiest/slightest/vaguest idea of what you’re talking about.
  2. I can’t make heads or tails of it.
  3. I don’t understand.
  4. Whatever do you mean?
  5. You’ve got me stumped.
  6. I don’t know what to make of it.
  7. It doesn’t make any sense.
  8. How could that possibly be?
  9. It’s Greek to me.

To someone explaining calculus

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In-negative / Desperation url

An addict

  1. Why is this so hard?
  2. I’m at the end of my rope.
  3. Things seem to be falling apart.
  4. I need it bad.
  5. What’s the use?
  6. I have nothing to live for.
  7. I’m grasping at straws.
  8. I have nowhere to turn to.
  9. There’s nothing to live for.
  10. I feel like I’m like beating my head against a brick wall.
  11. I’ve got a dark cloud hanging over me.
  12. For the longest time it’s just been one thing after another.
  13. I just can’t bring myself to change for the better.
  14. I don’t think I’m going to make it.
  15. I just can’t go on like this.
  16. Some days it doesn’t pay to get up in the morning.
  17. Sometimes I feel that I’m damned if I do, and damned if I don’t.
  18. I’m getting nowhere fast.
  19. It’s no use.
  20. I feel sick like a dog.
  21. I appreciate your advice, but that's all easier said that done.

An addict

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In-negative / Confusion url

Waking up after a deep sleep.

  1. I fell into a deep sleep, and when I woke up I was so disoriented that for a short while I couldn’t remember where I was.
  2. My mind is going in ten different directions.
  3. I don’t know what to make of it.
  4. What time is it?
  5. How did I get here?
  6. I could use a breath of fresh air.
  7. What’s going on here?
  8. I don’t have the bandwidth to deal with it right now.
  9. I don’t feel like myself.
  10. I’m so tired, I can hardly see straight.

Waking up after a deep sleep.

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In-negative / Confusion url

Being given a bag of rocks for a present

  1. I don’t know what to do with it.
  2. What am I going to do with all this stuff?
  3. What does this mean?
  4. What do you mean by this?
  5. I’m almost afraid to ask.
  6. Do you mind telling me what this is about?
  7. Does it make any sense?
  8. I’m speechless.
  9. I wonder what that means.
  10. It doesn’t make any sense at all.
  11. I don't get it.

Being given a bag of rocks for a present

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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-negative / Desperation url

Lost in the forest

  1. I’ve run out of steam.
  2. The situation is so grim.
  3. The situation was so dangerous that I thought it was curtains.
  4. I’m worried to death.
  5. I can’t cope with it.
  6. I’m scared to death.
  7. Time is running out.
  8. It’s all a nightmare.
  9. I’m never going to make it.
  10. I’m reaching the end of my rope.
  11. I was up the creek without a paddle.

Lost in the forest