Total Phrases- 4514
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Out-positive / Agreement url

Do you think we’d be healthier if we used the staircase instead of the elevator?

  1. You couldn’t be more right.
  2. Of course!
  3. I bet you’re right.
  4. It’s worth a try.
  5. I’m all in.
  6. I’ll go along with that.
  7. Now that's a great idea!
  8. That stands to reason.

Do you think we’d be healthier if we used the staircase instead of the elevator?

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In-negative / Doubt url

Being told that a certain penny stock is a sure thing

  1. I have a nagging suspicion that this isn’t on the up and up.
  2. I don’t feel right about it.
  3. I just can’t buy that.
  4. You can’t fool me.
  5. I’ve heard that before.
  6. That’s wishful thinking.
  7. It’s a figment of your imagination.
  8. Whatever gave you that idea?
  9. I wouldn’t be too sure.
  10. It won’t hold water.
  11. I find that very hard to believe.
  12. What are you talking about?
  13. If I did that, it would be against my better judgement.

Being told that a certain penny stock is a sure thing

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Out-neutral / Advice url

Accept it-2

  1. You brought it on yourself.
  2. Start facing the facts.
  3. Profit from the experience.
  4. You have to make the best of it.
  5. Put the entire situation behind you.
  6. You can’t have everything.
  7. It the shoe fits wear it.
  8. Just accept it on face value.
  9. There’s nothing you can do about it.
  10. Forgive and forget.
  11. You asked for it.
  12. We can try to do things differently in the future, but it’s too late now to change what already happened.
  13. When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
  14. Try to make the best of a bad situation.
  15. Better luck next time.

Accept it-2

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Out-neutral / Advice url

Move on

  1. Let it slide, let it go, don’t pay it any mind.
  2. Don’t give it another thought.
  3. I’d just not think about it if I were you.
  4. Make the best of it.
  5. Make the best of the situation.
  6. Don’t get bogged down.
  7. A change of scenery will do you a world of good.
  8. Don’t cry over spilled milk.
  9. Don’t pay it any mind.
  10. Don’t focus on the negative, look at the bright side.

Move on

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Out-neutral / Negotiating url

Let’s work things out-3

  1. It’s easy to have 20-20 vision about things that happened in the past.
  2. We both have to admit that neither one of us saw it coming.
  3. There are no guarantees.
  4. Let’s get it out in the open.
  5. So what’s the bottom line?
  6. Now let’s get things out in the open.
  7. We both want the same thing.
  8. Let’s have the whole story out in the open.
  9. I’ll be glad to answer any questions you might have.
  10. Take all the time in the world.
  11. It doesn’t have to be that way.
  12. If that’s all right with you.
  13. Does it really matter?
  14. I’ll give it a try.

Let’s work things out-3

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In-neutral / Caution url

Invited to a party the night before an exam

  1. I’m dead set against it.
  2. Am I making a big mistake?
  3. I have a funny feeling that I’ve been through this before.
  4. All that glitters is not gold.
  5. I don’t know if I’ll should do this on such short notice.
  6. I can easily see where this is heading.
  7. It’s a waste of time.
  8. I should know better than that.
  9. Have I taken leave of my senses?
  10. Is it worth it?
  11. I’ve learned my lesson before, and I promised myself that I wouldn’t repeat that mistake again.
  12. That's not for now.

Invited to a party the night before an exam

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Out-neutral / Advice url

Let's help each other

  1. We're all in this together.
  2. One for all, and all for one.
  3. United we stand, divided we fall.
  4. We will either hang together, or hang separately.
  5. With teamwork we can accomplish anything.
  6. We will all benefit if we strive to see each other's point of view.
  7. We should approach this as a family, with one mind, and one heart.
  8. One good turn deserves another.

Let's help each other

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In-neutral / Caution url

Thinking of dating someone from the wrong side of the tracks

  1. I feel that persion might be a wolf in sheep’s clothing.
  2. Assumptions can be deceptive.
  3. I don’t know where this is all heading.
  4. If you ask me I think I should just call the whole thing off.
  5. I think that could be like opening up a Pandora’s box.
  6. That might be wishful thinking.
  7. Curiosity killed the cat.
  8. Where there’s smoke there’s fire.
  9. I have a funny feeling that I should drop it like a hot potato if I know what’s good for me.
  10. Am I seeing the world with rose colored glasses?

Thinking of dating someone from the wrong side of the tracks

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In-negative / Explaining url

Trying to fix work-mate’s computer

  1. I found the problem, but I just need time to fix it.
  2. I’m a little rusty.
  3. I’m working on it.
  4. I've hit a brick wall.
  5. I tried my best, but I guess that just wasn’t good enough.
  6. It doesn’t look like I’m making much headway.
  7. Oh well, it was worth a try.
  8. It may look simple, but it's really complicated.
  9. You can’t blame a fellow for trying.
  10. I’m sorry that it just didn’t work out.
  11. Back to the drawing board.
  12. I got more than I bargained for.
  13. That’s easier said than done.
  14. It was a shot in the dark.
  15. That’s what I could do.
  16. I’m sure you were expecting more from me.
  17. I’m trying my best.
  18. That’s the only thing I can think of.

Trying to fix work-mate’s computer

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Out-neutral / Advice url

Realistic-2

  1. The main question is, do you think you deserve better, and are you willing to make the effort to make the changes to make that happen?
  2. You get out of life only what you put into it.
  3. I didn’t mean to burst your bubble.
  4. You should know better that that.
  5. I think you’re just beating your head against a wall.
  6. You can’t have your cake and eat it too.
  7. You will reap what you sow.
  8. Beggars can't be choosers.
  9. You’ve got a long way to go.
  10. Let that be a lesson to you.
  11. Don’t buck the system.
  12. You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.
  13. The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.
  14. It doesn’t have to be that way.
  15. No, no, no, you’ve got it all wrong.

Realistic-2

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Out-neutral / Negotiating url

We agree

  1. Let’s shake on it.
  2. It’s been a pleasure doing business with you.
  3. The price is right.
  4. Without further ado, I’m going to accept your generous offer.
  5. This is a win-win deal for both us.
  6. That’s an offer I can’t refuse.

We agree

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Out-neutral / Negotiating url

You are wrong

  1. That’s where you’re wrong.
  2. I should think not.
  3. That’s out of the question.
  4. That’s not so.
  5. If you think I’m going to go along with you on that, you have another guess coming.
  6. You had your chance.
  7. You just wait and see.
  8. I wouldn’t be so sure of that.
  9. That doesn’t even come close.
  10. You’re sadly mistaken.
  11. You couldn’t fool me for a minute.
  12. You are way off base.
  13. Nothing could be further from the truth.
  14. That option is just not in the realm of possibility.
  15. That choice is just out of the question.

You are wrong