Total Phrases- 4513
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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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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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Out-neutral / Advice url

Stronger-2

  1. Play it to the hilt.
  2. Stick to your guns.
  3. You have to stand on your own two feet.
  4. Give it your all.
  5. Don’t be such a wimp.
  6. Hang tight.
  7. No pain no gain.
  8. You’re on your own.
  9. Don’t underestimate yourself.
  10. Give it you’re best.
  11. Show what you are made of.
  12. Try your best to keep in mind the basic rules of success.
  13. See it through to the end.
  14. Success breeds success.

Stronger-2

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In-negative / Desperation url

Lost in the woods 1

  1. I’ve run out of steam.
  2. The situation is so grim.
  3. The situation was so dangerous that I thought it was curtains.
  4. It’s no use.
  5. I’m worried to death.
  6. I feel sick like a dog.
  7. I can’t cope with it.
  8. I’m scared to death.
  9. Time is running out.
  10. It’s all a nightmare.
  11. I’m never going to make it.
  12. I’m reaching the end of my rope.
  13. Don’t even bother.

Lost in the woods 1

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Out-neutral / Negotiating url

Try to negotiate correctly & fairly-3

  1. Don’t go back on your word.
  2. Let’s get back to basics.
  3. Give me a fair shake.
  4. I think you’re just trying to soften me up.
  5. Don’t jump to conclusions.
  6. Don’t put me on the spot.
  7. Be up front with me, and don’t go behind my back.
  8. I wouldn’t be too sure of yourself if I were you.
  9. You’d better be on the level.
  10. Don’t whittle away at me.
  11. It seems like everything I say falls on deaf ears.
  12. I’m a man of principle, and I’m not going to compromise my principles or standards to stoop and do something like that.
  13. I’m not made of money.

Try to negotiate correctly & fairly-3

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Out-neutral / Advice url

Flexible

  1. It’s best just to roll with it punches.
  2. Now let’s switch gears.
  3. Don’t get bogged down.
  4. That’s the way to learn how to do things like that.
  5. You’re as young as you feel.
  6. Pick up where you left off.
  7. Variety is the spice of life.
  8. When in Rome, do as the Roman’s do.
  9. Give it another shot.
  10. What have you got to lose?
  11. Let's play it by ear.

Flexible