Total Phrases- 804

Scenes of In-negative

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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

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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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In-negative / Doubt url

Being told you should convince the company president to change policy

  1. That’s like the tail wagging the dog.
  2. That’s not the way to go about doing it.
  3. I don’t think that will work out so well.
  4. He won’t go for that.
  5. It might have just the opposite from the intended effect.
  6. The effort could boomerang on our heads.
  7. He might not take it the right way.
  8. You’ve got to be kidding!
  9. It’s not worth it.

Being told you should convince the company president to change policy

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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 / Doubt url

Looking for keys that were lost in the park

  1. It’s like looking for a needle in a haystack.
  2. Maybe we’ve been looking in the wrong place.
  3. Maybe we’re barking up the wrong tree.
  4. I think we’re wasting our time.
  5. Sometimes you just have to know when to call it quits.
  6. Let’s just call the whole thing off.
  7. After all this effort, I no longer know if I’m coming or going.
  8. I’m totally tuckered out.
  9. I think it’s a lost cause.
  10. Let’s do something else for a while and just keep my eyes open for it.

Looking for keys that were lost in the park

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In-negative / Disappointment url

Getting a speeding ticket

  1. I have no one to blame but myself.
  2. I need that like a hole in the head.
  3. That’s what I was afraid of.
  4. That’s the last thing I wanted.
  5. What a shame!
  6. That’s just my luck.
  7. It happens to the best of us.
  8. But I don’t have to like it, do I?

Getting a speeding ticket

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In-negative / Desperation url

Being charge with tax evasion

  1. I’m up the creek without a paddle.
  2. I never thought it would come to this.
  3. I’ve reached the end of my rope.
  4. I’ve become a laughing stock.
  5. I’ve been crazy with worry.
  6. My back is up against the wall.
  7. What have I gotten myself into?
  8. I suspect that it’s going to get worse before it gets better.
  9. I feel like I’m fraying around the edges.
  10. I feel like I’ve been through the mill.
  11. What have I gotten myself into?

Being charge with tax evasion

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In-negative / Doubt url

Neighbors of the Wright Brothers

  1. I’ll believe it when I see it.
  2. Are you really sure?
  3. Personally, I don’t think you stand a chance.
  4. The odds are stacked against you.
  5. I don’t think anything will ever come of it.
  6. Are your out of your mind?
  7. Are you serious?
  8. Are you crazy?
  9. You must be drunk.
  10. Are you kidding?

Neighbors of the Wright Brothers

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In-negative / Explaining url

Waking up after being drunk

  1. When I woke up I was so disoriented that at first I couldn’t remember where I was.
  2. I don’t know what to tell you.
  3. I’m wiped out.
  4. My head is pounding.
  5. I feel totally depleted.
  6. I went into a tailspin.
  7. I’m going to take a short walk outside just to clear my head.
  8. I was caught red-handed.
  9. I’ve been caught with my hand in the cookie jar.
  10. The bottom line is that I just couldn’t help it.
  11. Don’t remind me.
  12. I feel like I’ve been dragging myself around all day.
  13. I need more shut-eye.
  14. It knocked the wind knocked out of me.

Waking up after being drunk

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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 / Doubt url

To a friend who won’t leave the house at 2AM

  1. Can’t you take a hint?
  2. Don’t overstay your welcome.
  3. Sometimes it’s best just to call it a day.
  4. All good things must come to an end.
  5. There’s a time for everything.
  6. Too much of a good thing is not good.
  7. I can’t wait around all night for you to make up your mind.
  8. Don’t let the door hit you on your way out.

To a friend who won’t leave the house at 2AM

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In-negative / Disappointment url

Dropping out of Law School

  1. I didn’t accomplish as much as I thought I would.
  2. So far I haven’t seen much progress.
  3. I’m batting zero.
  4. It’s nobody’s fault but my own.
  5. It’s not going anywhere, so why continue?
  6. I’m dropping out before it gets any worse.
  7. With my track record, I don’t think I have much of a choice.
  8. I’m a bit disappointed in my performance.
  9. I fully expected that I could have done better than I did.
  10. I just wasn’t good enough.
  11. It was just beyond my reach.
  12. It’s been an unmitigated disaster.

Dropping out of Law School