Total Phrases- 4513
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In-neutral / Caution url

Telling someone a secret

  1. The less said about it the better.
  2. Don’t breathe a word of it.
  3. I was sworn to secrecy.
  4. Mum’s the word.
  5. This could be something that I might come to regret.
  6. This might be against my better judgement.
  7. I have to ask myself, why am I doing this?

Telling someone a secret

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In-positive / Confidence url

Planning a birthday party for a child

  1. Don’t worry your little head about it.
  2. It’s falling into place.
  3. That’s hardly a problem.
  4. I have it all figured out.
  5. All the plans are in place.
  6. You don’t have to worry about anything.
  7. You can put all your concerns aside and look forward to something wonderful.

Planning a birthday party for a child

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Out-neutral / Advice url

Action-2

  1. Make each moment count.
  2. A watched pot never boils.
  3. Put the squeeze on him.
  4. Just make an appearance.
  5. Look straight ahead, don’t look back.
  6. You only live once.
  7. Take the money and run.
  8. When you get a chance, take another stab at it, maybe it will be more successful than when you tried the last time.
  9. Get in on the action.
  10. Please make up your mind already.
  11. It’s your best bet.
  12. The solution is being served to you on a silver platter.
  13. A word to the wise is sufficient.
  14. You’ve got to rise to the occasion.

Action-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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Out-neutral / Advice url

Restraint-2

  1. Don’t let the cat out of the bag.
  2. Don’t make matters worse.
  3. Keep it under your hat.
  4. Get a hold of yourself.
  5. Just try not to go overboard doing it, both in terms of time and money.
  6. Get control of yourself.
  7. Button your lip.
  8. Try and get a hold of yourself.
  9. I know that may feel good to speak your mind and get things off your chest, but sometimes it’s better just to bite your tongue.

Restraint-2

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Out-neutral / Advice url

Examine-1

  1. You can’t bury your head in the sand.
  2. Keep track of it.
  3. Keep it in perspective.
  4. Don’t blow it out of proportion.
  5. Keep your eye on the ball, and don’t get distracted.
  6. Life is never black and white.
  7. Stay focused, keep your eye on the ball, and don’t let your mind wander.
  8. I think your mind is playing tricks on you.
  9. I'll let you be the judge.

Examine-1

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In-positive / Determination url

Politician running for office

  1. Don’t give up the ship.
  2. Of all the things I’m doing, this is one of the most important.
  3. There’s more that one way to skin a cat.
  4. It’s a long shot.
  5. That would be something that I would likely do.
  6. Back up your ideas with courage that will not back down, and there will be no way too long, no road too rough.
  7. It’s a race against time.
  8. I shall return.
  9. I think we’re going to have to bite the bullet.
  10. That’s when the really hard part comes.
  11. I’m going to move heaven and earth trying.

Politician running for office

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In-positive / Determination url

Manager with a new employee

  1. The early bird catches the worm.
  2. I won’t take no for an answer.
  3. Let’s skip the formalities, and cut to the chase.
  4. I'm going to get right down to brass tacks.
  5. Let’s get a move on it.
  6. A word to the wise is sufficient.
  7. It’s just not done that way around here.
  8. Do whatever it is you have to do.

Manager with a new employee

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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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In-positive / Realizing url

Finding out 'who did it' at the end of a mystery novel

  1. I could see it right from the beginning.
  2. I suspected as much.
  3. It finally dawned on me.
  4. That explains everything!
  5. That’s it, in a nutshell.
  6. It was the missing link.
  7. Just put two and two together, and it all makes sense.
  8. I saw it coming, because though it didn’t seem so at first, in retrospect it was a dead give away.
  9. It will do it to you every time.
  10. It was on the tip of my tongue all along.
  11. That never would have occurred to me.
  12. I don’t know why that didn’t occur to me.

Finding out 'who did it' at the end of a mystery novel

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Out-neutral / Advice url

Priorities

  1. First things first.
  2. Don’t put the cart before the horse.
  3. Just stick to business.
  4. Don’t waste your time.
  5. I think you’re cutting off your nose to spite your face.
  6. Put your best foot forward.
  7. Don’t let yourself get sidetracked.

Priorities

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In-negative / Doubt url

To broker who says that stock market cannot go down

  1. Let’s just wait and see what happens.
  2. Hope springs eternal.
  3. Do you really believe that what you don’t know can’t hurt you?
  4. You’d be surprised what can actually happen.
  5. Do you believe everything you see and everything you hear?
  6. I doesn’t ring true.
  7. That’s the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard of in my life.
  8. That’s not true, not by a long shot!
  9. Don’t keep your head in the sand.
  10. You’re a flake.
  11. Frankly, I think that you’re mistaken.
  12. That’s news to me.
  13. You’d be surprised.
  14. That’s what you think.
  15. I don’t believe that for a minute.
  16. Anyone who believes that should have their head examined.
  17. Do you believe everything you read?
  18. OK, so know I know where you stand.

To broker who says that stock market cannot go down