Total Phrases- 4513
373 of 402

In-positive / Surprise url

Seeing a magic trick

  1. That’s amazing.
  2. I can’t believe my eyes.
  3. Now you see it, now you don’t.
  4. It’s unbelievable.
  5. It’s absolutely extraordinary.
  6. I’ve never been so surprised in all my life.
  7. I’ve never seen anything like it.
  8. That’s the strangest think I’ve ever seen.
  9. I’m dumbfounded.
  10. If I hadn’t seen it with my own two eyes, I never would have believed it.
  11. Did you see what I saw?
  12. Look at that!
  13. Now you see them, now you don’t.

Seeing a magic trick

374 of 402

In-positive / Hope url

Before they announce the winner of the lottery

  1. I think this is it.
  2. It’s the chance of a lifetime.
  3. You know anything’s possible!
  4. We’re banking on it.
  5. Even if we don’t win, there’s always next year.
  6. One could only hope.
  7. This is the moment that we’ve all been waiting for.
  8. Maybe it will be different this time.
  9. Keep your fingers crossed.
  10. We’re hoping there’s a pot of gold on the other side of the rainbow.
  11. The price is right.
  12. I hope and pray that the money will now just start rolling in.
  13. This could be our ticket to freedom.
  14. Hope springs eternal.
  15. I have high hopes for it.
  16. I have a lot riding on it.
  17. A big change for the better might be just around the corner.
  18. It would be the answer to my prayers.

Before they announce the winner of the lottery

375 of 402

Out-neutral / Negotiating url

You’re not negotiating well-2

  1. Did that ever occur to you?
  2. I was afraid you’d do that.
  3. You’re making a mountain out of a molehill.
  4. Don’t keep harping on it.
  5. Why did you bring it up in the first place?
  6. That’s a cop out.
  7. We’re finally talking about something important, and I’d appreciate it if you didn’t change the subject.
  8. Who asked you?
  9. That’s the oldest trick in the book.
  10. You let the cat out of the bag.
  11. You cried wolf once too often.
  12. If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
  13. Come on, spill the beans.
  14. You act like someone with a chip on his shoulder.
  15. You can’t pull the wool over my eyes.
  16. You’re acting like you have a chip on your shoulder.
  17. You give me no choice but to do what I feel is my obligation to do.

You’re not negotiating well-2

376 of 402

Out-neutral / Negotiating url

Let’s work things out-1

  1. Meet me half way.
  2. Be a good sport.
  3. I don’t want to cause friction between us.
  4. No hard feelings, OK?
  5. Don’t take it personally.
  6. Let’s get that out of the way.
  7. That shouldn’t be a problem.
  8. If that’s what you want.
  9. If you say so.
  10. I think that might be in order.
  11. Let’s call it a truce.
  12. Let’s agree to disagree.

Let’s work things out-1

377 of 402

Out-positive / Friendship url

Saying goodbye-1

  1. Glad I caught you just before you were about to leave.
  2. Keep me posted.
  3. Have a good day.
  4. Enjoy yourself.
  5. Have a great day.
  6. See you soon.
  7. I’ll be in touch.
  8. OK, I’d better run.
  9. See you later alligator.
  10. Got to run.
  11. See you around.
  12. Sleep tight and don’t let the bedbugs bite.
  13. We’ll have to get together more often.
  14. It was great seeing you again.
  15. Don’t make yourself a stranger.

Saying goodbye-1

378 of 402

Out-neutral / Negotiating url

You will win

  1. I’m at your mercy.
  2. You saw through me.
  3. You’ve got me in the palm of your hand.
  4. I’ve painted myself into a corner that I can’t get out of.
  5. OK, I give in, you win, what’s next?
  6. You’re making out like a bandit.
  7. You have me over a barrel.

You will win

379 of 402

Out-positive / Encouragement url

For a friend who just got an A average

  1. You passed with flying colors.
  2. That’s my boy!
  3. You out-did yourself.
  4. You did that well.
  5. All things considered, I think you did a great job, and you should be proud of what you were able to accomplish.
  6. That’s using your head.
  7. Nobody can do it better.
  8. That’s fantastic.
  9. Kudos to you!
  10. Your mind is sharp as a tack.
  11. Your in a class all by yourself.
  12. You should be proud of yourself.
  13. That’s a major accomplishment.
  14. I always knew you had it in you.

For a friend who just got an A average

380 of 402

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

381 of 402

In-neutral / Acceptance url

Finding that the pet parakeet passed away

  1. Here today, gone tomorrow.
  2. It’s a fact of life.
  3. These things don’t last forever.
  4. There’s nothing that I can do about it.
  5. It’s all for the best.
  6. You know how it is.
  7. Some good came of it.
  8. There’s a proper time for everything.
  9. It’s only natural.
  10. Nature takes its course.

Finding that the pet parakeet passed away

382 of 402

Out-neutral / Advice url

Improve

  1. Promise to do better.
  2. It should teach you a lesson.
  3. Act your age.
  4. Make a clean break with the past, with your old way of doing things.
  5. Act like a human being.
  6. Do what you do, but do it well.
  7. Don’t be such a nerd.
  8. Practice makes perfect.
  9. Stop playing around.
  10. Stop feeling sorry for yourself.
  11. Shape up or ship out.

Improve

383 of 402

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

384 of 402

Out-positive / Agreement url

It always pays to be totally honest

  1. That certainly seems the best way.
  2. Well, I should hope so.
  3. I can’t help but think so.
  4. That’s a nice thought.
  5. That’s exactly what I mean.
  6. That’s a strategy that’s hard to beat.
  7. It’s just like what you said.
  8. You better believe it!
  9. That’s as true as the fact that the sun will rise in the East tomorrow morning.
  10. You can say that again.
  11. I won’t argue the point.

It always pays to be totally honest