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Out-positive / Agreement url

Do you mind if I take the car to shop for food?

  1. That’s fine with me.
  2. By all means.
  3. Be my guest.
  4. That’s cool with me.
  5. I don’t mind at all.

Do you mind if I take the car to shop for food?

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Out-positive / Concern url

Meeting a friend who’s been up all night studying for a test.

  1. Perhaps you waited too long to take care of it.
  2. Have you’ve been burning the midnight oil?
  3. Next time try not to wait until the last minute.
  4. You’re working yourself to the bone.
  5. Perhaps you’ve bitten off more than you can chew.
  6. You should try to pace yourself better.
  7. Don’t worry about it, just do your best, and I'm sure that will be good enough.
  8. You shouldn’t save everything for the last minute.
  9. You’re burning the candle at both ends.
  10. Don’t bite off more than you can chew.

Meeting a friend who’s been up all night studying for a test.

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Out-neutral / Advice url

Skeptic

  1. The chances of that happening are pretty close to zero.
  2. If you believe that I have a bridge to sell you.
  3. Nothing lasts forever.
  4. You can’t believe everything you hear.
  5. I wouldn’t be so sure if I were you.
  6. It’s not worth it.
  7. I think you’re expecting something that’s not realistic.
  8. I don’t think that’s such a good idea.
  9. Lightning never strikes twice in the same spot.
  10. That’s not a good idea.
  11. There’s more to it than meets the eye.
  12. You can’t judge a book by its cover.
  13. It’s not what it’s cracked up to be.
  14. Take it with a grain of salt.
  15. You have to read between the lines.

Skeptic

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Out-negative / Anger url

You will regret this

  1. You’ll be sorry.
  2. You can dish it out but you can’t take it.
  3. You’ll pay for this.
  4. You can’t get away with that.
  5. You had it coming to you.
  6. You deserve everything you get.

You will regret this

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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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Out-positive / Agreement url

I think we both could use another vacation

  1. I’m with you all the way.
  2. I’m on board.
  3. That sounds right-on.
  4. You can say that again.
  5. Boy, don’t I know it.
  6. You’re on.
  7. I can testify from the bottom of my heart that you are right.
  8. What you’re saying rings true.
  9. OK, sounds like a plan.
  10. OK, let’s go, I’m ready whenever you are.
  11. Awesome!

I think we both could use another vacation

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Out-neutral / Observation url

About Others – Neutral-1

  1. She took it upon herself.
  2. He’s sleeping like a log.
  3. She’s waiting on him hand and foot.
  4. She’s just another pretty face.
  5. He’s a chip off the old block.
  6. He’s going to wait until hell freezes over.
  7. He’s a high as a kite.
  8. She’s been through that before.
  9. You heard him as well as I did.
  10. I brought her up to date.

About Others – Neutral-1

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Out-neutral / Advice url

Let it go

  1. Don’t prolong the agony.
  2. Get your mind off the subject.
  3. Let yourself go.
  4. Let it all hang out.
  5. Don’t dwell on it.
  6. Go with the flow.
  7. Let it flow freely.
  8. Put it all behind you.
  9. The best thing is to roll with the punches.
  10. A watched pot never boils.

Let it go

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In-neutral / Acceptance url

Breaking up with someone

  1. It’s gone with the wind.
  2. It doesn’t matter.
  3. That’s the way it is.
  4. It makes good sense.
  5. Different strokes for different folks.
  6. I’ll just have to learn to live with it.
  7. It was nice while it lasted.
  8. It’s over once and for all.
  9. It’s over and done with.
  10. It’s all the same to me.
  11. It’s a little depressing, but what can I do?
  12. You take the good with the bad.
  13. To each his own.
  14. Her heart is in the right place.
  15. That’s what makes the world go round.
  16. It takes all kinds.
  17. I guess I got more out of it than I thought I had.
  18. All good things much come to an end.
  19. So much for that.
  20. I'm haunted by the fact that perhaps it didn't have to be this way, but it doesn't look like there's not much I can do about it at this point.
  21. It's a fait accompli.

Breaking up with someone

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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

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Out-positive / Concern url

To a friend who is trying to decide whether to marry their boyfriend

  1. How do you feel about it?
  2. So what did you finally decide?
  3. Are you having second thoughts?
  4. You’re such a worry-wart.
  5. You look puzzled.
  6. You’re a scaredy cat.
  7. In your investigation, did you come up with anything?
  8. Perhaps you should consider being a little bit more flexible.
  9. You can’t be too careful.
  10. Why are you fighting it?
  11. Look before you leap.
  12. He who hesitates is lost.
  13. Perhaps you shouldn't be too judgmental.
  14. Have an open mind.
  15. I have some information, does it ring a bell?
  16. Don’t let yourself get rushed into it.
  17. Look before you leap.

To a friend who is trying to decide whether to marry their boyfriend

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Out-positive / Concern url

To a friend who just lost a lot of their money in the stock market

  1. I’m sorry it didn’t pan out.
  2. I think your nest-egg was your security blanket, and now you’ll just have to pick up the pieces and go on from here.
  3. This puts you in a terrible position.
  4. I don’t envy you.
  5. That’s such a shame.
  6. You look like you’ve seen a ghost.
  7. You might have to start over from square one.
  8. You’ll need all the help that you can get.
  9. After such an experience, it might turn out that you’ll never be the same.
  10. You shouldn’t have put all your eggs in one basket.
  11. It’s written all over your face.
  12. You’re lucky that it wasn’t much worse than it was.

To a friend who just lost a lot of their money in the stock market