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Out-negative / Push away url

I don’t want to do it

  1. That’s the last thing I want.
  2. I’m not crazy about it.
  3. I’m not in the mood.
  4. No thank you.
  5. Thanks but no thanks.
  6. That gives me the creeps.
  7. I wouldn’t do that for all the money in the world.
  8. For me it’s just a big turnoff.
  9. Do your own dirty work.
  10. That’s not my problem.
  11. That’s not my cup of tea.
  12. I’m not going to stoop so low as to do something like that.
  13. That’s of no concern to me.
  14. It doesn’t float my boat.
  15. I don’t feel like it.

I don’t want to do it

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Out-positive / Concern url

Visiting a friend who is recovering from an operation

  1. I hope you’re feeling better.
  2. Can I get you something?
  3. You look a little better than before.
  4. Now, that wasn’t so painful, was it?
  5. I’m glad to see that you’re up and about.
  6. How are you doing?
  7. I was sick with worry.
  8. Would you like something?
  9. Put your mind at ease.
  10. I was worried sick about it.
  11. Coming to visit was the least I could do.
  12. Thank goodness the body has a way of healing itself.
  13. If there’s anything I can do to help, don’t hesitate to ask.
  14. You have my blessings.
  15. Is everything OK?

Visiting a friend who is recovering from an operation

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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

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In-negative / Explaining url

After getting too angry at the kids

  1. I lost control.
  2. This is what I have to deal with all the time.
  3. Things got the better of me.
  4. I’m a bit overwhelmed.
  5. I wasn’t myself.
  6. I was caught off-guard.
  7. It goes with the territory.
  8. I’ve been a little on edge.
  9. I meant well.
  10. I hope you understand.
  11. That’s easy for you to say, but put yourself in my shoes.
  12. I just got carried away.

After getting too angry at the kids

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In-positive / Realizing url

Seeing who won the election

  1. It’s all coming together.
  2. It’s long overdue.
  3. The results are in, and no one is more surprised that I am.
  4. That explains everything.
  5. I could feel it in my bones.
  6. Stop the presses, we finally see the naked truth.
  7. I shouldn’t be surprised.
  8. That’s just what I thought.
  9. Now the truth comes out.

Seeing who won the election

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In-positive / Confidence url

Suggesting to a friend how to invest

  1. It’s worth a shot.
  2. Things will go as smooth as silk.
  3. It’s a step in the right direction.
  4. It’s a good start.
  5. You know anything is possible!
  6. I know a good thing when I see it.
  7. I know all about it.
  8. I know what’s best.
  9. That’s it in a nutshell.

Suggesting to a friend how to invest

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Out-positive / Concern url

To a friend whose new job is harder than he expected

  1. How’s this working out for you?
  2. Perhaps you got more than you bargained for.
  3. Your old job is a hard act to follow.
  4. You have to give it time for the dust to settle, to see if it works out.
  5. Things sometimes get worse before they get better.
  6. This is a chance for you to show your mettle.
  7. Rise to the challenge!

To a friend whose new job is harder than he expected

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In-neutral / Acceptance url

Finding a parking place 5 blocks from the restaurant

  1. This is a good place as any.
  2. It’s certainly not what we hoped for, but it’s better than nothing.
  3. I think we don’t have much of a choice.
  4. That’s good enough for me.
  5. That’s to be expected.
  6. That’s just the way it’s going to have to be then.

Finding a parking place 5 blocks from the restaurant

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Out-negative / Push away url

Don’t push me

  1. Don’t rush me.
  2. Don’t pressure me, I’m going to get around to it in my own sweet time.
  3. I will do whatever I want to do in my own back yard.
  4. Don’t put pressure on me.
  5. Who do you think I am anyway?
  6. It’s a free country.
  7. Don’t play games with me.
  8. Don’t stand in my way.
  9. Don’t give me the third degree.

Don’t push me

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Out-positive / Encouragement url

To a fellow worker who was scolded for being late too often

  1. Between you and me, I think you got off pretty easy this time.
  2. You put up a good front.
  3. You and I know that you can do better than that.
  4. That’s to be expected.
  5. I’d say you got off easy.
  6. It’s not earth shattering.
  7. What did you expect?
  8. You need to stand up for yourself.
  9. It happens to the best of us.
  10. You and I know that you can do better than that.

To a fellow worker who was scolded for being late too often

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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

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In-negative / Disappointment url

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  1. It doesn’t seem to be getting off the ground.
  2. This is the end of the line.
  3. I’m washing my hands of the whole thing.
  4. It’s going to be rough, but it’s better than the alternative.
  5. We spent all that money and effort on our plans, and look where it got us – nowhere.
  6. I’m not exactly overjoyed.
  7. It wasn’t for a lack of effort.
  8. I think I can speak for all of us that I’m just sick about what happened.
  9. Frankly, perhaps I’m just chicken to go see what happens if we continue It would be throwing good money after bad.
  10. We put our best into it, but it seems that it just wasn’t enough.
  11. Sometimes one just has to call it quits.
  12. It turned out that it was little, too late.

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