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Out-neutral / Advice url

Perspective-1

  1. You don’t know what’s in another person’s head until you’re standing in his shoes.
  2. It shouldn’t be taken lightly.
  3. You had it right the first time.
  4. Would that be the worst thing in the world?
  5. There’s nothing new under the sun.
  6. We’ve got our whole life ahead of us.
  7. See what a difference it makes?
  8. That’s all that matters.
  9. Don’t give it a second thought.
  10. There are exceptions to every rule.
  11. If you want my two cents, here is how I see it.

Perspective-1

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In-neutral / Acceptance url

Salesman losing a sale

  1. It’s back to square one.
  2. Let the chips fall where they may.
  3. So much for that.
  4. It will all come out in the wash.
  5. What can I tell you?
  6. It happens to the best of us.
  7. It’s all in a day’s work.
  8. Well, that’s the way it goes.

Salesman losing a sale

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Out-neutral / Negotiating url

We are adversaries

  1. It’s every man for himself.
  2. Let’s face it, we’re on opposite sides of the fence.
  3. I’m not willing to wait.
  4. I beg to differ with you.
  5. You give me no choice.
  6. It’s a dog eat dog world.
  7. I’m just acting in my own best interest, and I expect you to do the same.
  8. May the best man win!
  9. That goes both ways.
  10. That’s for me to know and you to find out.
  11. I’m ready to play hardball.
  12. Take it or leave it.
  13. Don’t ask me any questions and I won’t tell you any lies.
  14. I’m dead set against it.
  15. I need the whole kit and caboodle.
  16. All’s fair in love and war.

We are adversaries

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Out-negative / Annoyed url

You are crazy

  1. You’re out of your mind.
  2. Your mind is twisted.
  3. What do you have, rocks in your head?
  4. What’s wrong with you?
  5. You could drive a person insane.
  6. Are you out of your mind?
  7. Have you lost your mind?
  8. You don’t know what you’re saying.
  9. What’s gotten into you?
  10. You doesn’t know if you’re coming or going.
  11. You’ve got some nerve.
  12. You don’t know what you’re talking about.
  13. You’re off the wall.
  14. You’re as crazy as a loon.
  15. That’s ridiculous.
  16. How can you justify to yourself what you are doing?
  17. You should be ashamed of yourself!
  18. How could you do such a thing?
  19. Every once in a while you need to be put in your place.
  20. I don’t see how anybody in their right mind would do something like that.

You are crazy

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In-positive / Confidence url

Looking for something

  1. Something will turn up.
  2. We’re on the right track.
  3. It was exactly where I thought it would be.
  4. Something’s going to turn up.
  5. If we’re patient and methodical, I’m sure this will have a happy ending.

Looking for something

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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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Out-positive / Friendship url

Stating friendship-1

  1. I consider you my friend.
  2. You’re my best friend.
  3. That’s what friends are for.
  4. I’m fond of you.
  5. I think the world of you.
  6. We work well together.
  7. You’re a sight for sore eyes.
  8. We understand each other perfectly.
  9. I can’t think of anyone I’d rather be with.
  10. I regard you as a good friend.
  11. I trust you like a brother.
  12. You’re the best thing in my whole life.

Stating friendship-1

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In-positive / Relief url

Getting a clean bill of health from the doctor after a major health concern

  1. When I saw the results, it was a sight for sore eyes.
  2. What a relief!
  3. I’m so grateful that it was only a false alarm We can breathe a sigh of relief.
  4. That’s what we’ve been waiting for.
  5. It took a bit of time, but it was certainly worth the wait.
  6. It was a blessedly short time before I heard the good news.
  7. I thank my lucky stars.

Getting a clean bill of health from the doctor after a major health concern

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Out-positive / Encouragement url

For a fellow worker who is hesitant to present a new idea to the boss

  1. There’s nothing to be afraid of.
  2. You have nothing to worry about.
  3. Don’t sell yourself short.
  4. What’s holding you back?
  5. What could go wrong?
  6. Your fears are your worst enemy.
  7. I'm sure they're going to appreciate your trying.
  8. You have nothing to lose, and everything to gain.
  9. At the very worst, they won't use your idea, but it’s certainly not going to hurt anything.
  10. What's the downside?
  11. Grab the brass ring.
  12. Maybe they’ll take you up on it.
  13. What’s the worst case scenario?
  14. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
  15. No pain, no gain.
  16. Speak up and make yourself heard.
  17. You don’t have to sell yourself to me, screw up your courage and say what you have to say to the powers that be.
  18. Just remind yourself that speaking up is not a bad choice, mind you.
  19. Don’t worry, they’ll understand.
  20. They’re on the up and up, and they’re not going to pull any punches.
  21. You need to stand up for yourself.
  22. I think you should jump at the opportunity.
  23. It never hurts to ask.

For a fellow worker who is hesitant to present a new idea to the boss

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Out-neutral / Negotiating url

I see your point of view

  1. I understand your position.
  2. I got the point.
  3. You’ve made your point.
  4. You started me thinking.
  5. That’s a point well taken.
  6. You have a point.
  7. I must say, that is very tempting.
  8. That sounds like a reasonable alternative.
  9. OK, sounds like a plan.
  10. I must admit that what you are saying has the ring of truth.

I see your point of view

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Out-positive / Thanks url

General thanks

  1. That was real sweet of you.
  2. You’re a life saver.
  3. I’m touched by your concern.
  4. Thank you for the kind words.
  5. I owe you one.
  6. Let me make it up to you.
  7. Thank you for your patience.
  8. I appreciate the suggestion.
  9. One good turn deserves another.
  10. Thanks for letting me know.
  11. I owe you a great deal.
  12. You’re always there when I need a friend.
  13. I couldn’t have done it without you.
  14. That’s nice of you to say that.
  15. I just may take you up on that.
  16. Don’t think for one minute that I wouldn’t do the same for you.
  17. It’s the thought that counts.
  18. I would be delighted to accept your generous offer.
  19. Thanks for giving me the red carpet treatment.
  20. I feel like this is my home away from home.
  21. I was as hungry as a bear, and I really appreciate the delicious meal.
  22. Thanks for the warning.
  23. What you did was incredibly helpful.
  24. Thank you for the useful tip.

General thanks

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Out-neutral / Advice url

Conserve your resources

  1. A little bit goes a long way.
  2. Don’t wear yourself out.
  3. Get your act together.
  4. Keep your head above water.
  5. Make the best of what you have.
  6. Waste not want not.
  7. Take it easy.
  8. Don’t bite off more that you can chew.
  9. Do it yourself.
  10. Just go about your business.
  11. Conserve your strength.
  12. Ease your way into it.

Conserve your resources