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In-positive / Realizing url

Finding out 'who did it' at the end of a mystery novel

  1. I could see it right from the beginning.
  2. I suspected as much.
  3. It finally dawned on me.
  4. That explains everything!
  5. That’s it, in a nutshell.
  6. It was the missing link.
  7. Just put two and two together, and it all makes sense.
  8. I saw it coming, because though it didn’t seem so at first, in retrospect it was a dead give away.
  9. It will do it to you every time.
  10. It was on the tip of my tongue all along.
  11. That never would have occurred to me.
  12. I don’t know why that didn’t occur to me.

Finding out 'who did it' at the end of a mystery novel

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Out-negative / Annoyed url

You are very annoying

  1. I’m warning you.
  2. I have a bone to pick with you.
  3. You think you’re hot stuff, don’t you?
  4. Oh, give me a break!
  5. I am completely fed up.
  6. You wouldn’t recognize it if it was staring you in your face.
  7. It’s ridiculous already.
  8. You're starting off on the wrong foot.
  9. I smell a rat.
  10. That’s just not acceptable behavior.
  11. Shame on you!
  12. It serves you right.
  13. You’re a royal pain in the neck.
  14. Enough already!
  15. Don’t get me started.
  16. My patience is wearing thin.
  17. What makes you think that you’re such a priveledged character?
  18. Don’t do me any favors.

You are very annoying

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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

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Out-neutral / Negotiating url

I find your viewpoint hard to understand-2

  1. The two things are as different as night and day.
  2. What are you getting at?
  3. You’re making a mountain out of a mole hill.
  4. I’ve heard that line before.
  5. Give me a straight answer.
  6. I think you’re being too narrow minded.
  7. Do you realize what you’re saying?
  8. I can’t figure you out.
  9. How do you explain that?
  10. Oh yes, didn’t you know that?
  11. Ah, come on now, you must be kidding.
  12. Now what do you mean by that?
  13. Why would I want to do something like that?
  14. I have bigger fish to fry.

I find your viewpoint hard to understand-2

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Out-negative / Annoyed url

You are hurting me

  1. You used me.
  2. You’re treating me like I’m low man on the totem pole.
  3. You’re causing me great pain.
  4. I don’t like to be played for a sucker.
  5. You make my life miserable.
  6. You’re a thorn in my side.
  7. Don’t give me the cold shoulder.
  8. This is beginning to wear on me.
  9. You make me feel like two cents.
  10. Don’t brush me off.
  11. Don’t patronize me.
  12. Don’t push your luck.
  13. You’re such a pain in the neck.
  14. That hit me below the belt.
  15. What am I, chopped liver?
  16. Stop nickel and diming me.
  17. That’s what really burns me up.

You are hurting me

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Out-positive / Friendship url

Stating commitment-1

  1. We’ll stick together like glue.
  2. Let’s tie the knot.
  3. We’re like two peas in a pod.
  4. You’re my knight in shining armor.
  5. You can count on me.
  6. Blood is thicker than water.
  7. I can’t be without you.
  8. Our relationship is a match made in heaven.
  9. You taught me everything I know.
  10. We were made for each other.
  11. I would move Heaven and Earth for you.
  12. We’re made for each other.
  13. You’re the best thing that ever happened to me.
  14. I don’t know what I would do without you.

Stating commitment-1

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Out-negative / Anger url

Stay away from me

  1. Mind your own business.
  2. Don’t butt in.
  3. Will you lay off?
  4. Don’t start with me.
  5. Stay out of it and mind your own business.
  6. I don’t want your two cents worth.
  7. Keep your hands to yourself.
  8. Leave me alone.
  9. It is no business of yours.
  10. Stop bugging me.

Stay away from me

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In-negative / Desperation url

House flooded by hurricane

  1. I feel like my whole world is slowly coming apart at the seams.
  2. It’s even worse than I thought.
  3. I can’t stand it anymore.
  4. I wouldn’t wish this on my worst enemy.
  5. Take me away from here.
  6. Why does everything always happen to me?
  7. Wake me when it’s over.
  8. When it rains it pours.
  9. What's the use?
  10. That was the straw that broke the camels back.
  11. It really threw me for a loop.

House flooded by hurricane

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Out-negative / Anger url

I’ve had enough

  1. I’ve had just about all I can take.
  2. Enough is enough.
  3. Now that’s the last straw.
  4. I think I’ve had just about enough.
  5. I’m fed up with it.
  6. I’ve had it up to here!
  7. I’ve had it.
  8. You’re getting on my nerves.
  9. You’ve been asking for it.

I’ve had enough

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In-positive / Confidence url

After someone else buys the house they wanted

  1. Something better will come along.
  2. I could see that coming from a mile away.
  3. There’s plenty of fish in the sea.
  4. I’m confident that it’ll work out for the best in the end.
  5. There’s more where that came from.
  6. Experiences like this make us stronger.
  7. We’ll keep our eyes peeled for the next opportunity that comes our way.
  8. It was bound to happen sooner or later.

After someone else buys the house they wanted

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In-negative / Doubt url

Being told that a bad investment you made will go back up

  1. You’re just trying to make me feel better.
  2. How can you be so sure?
  3. I think the truth is more complicated than the way you’re making it sound.
  4. What you’re saying just doesn’t hold water.
  5. I wouldn’t hold my breath.
  6. That’ll be the day.
  7. I don’t believe it for a minute.
  8. After what already happened, what difference does it make anyway?
  9. Maybe yes, maybe no.

Being told that a bad investment you made will go back up

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Out-neutral / Negotiating url

We are adversaries

  1. It’s every man for himself.
  2. Let’s face it, we’re on opposite sides of the fence.
  3. I’m not willing to wait.
  4. I beg to differ with you.
  5. You give me no choice.
  6. It’s a dog eat dog world.
  7. I’m just acting in my own best interest, and I expect you to do the same.
  8. May the best man win!
  9. That goes both ways.
  10. That’s for me to know and you to find out.
  11. I’m ready to play hardball.
  12. Take it or leave it.
  13. Don’t ask me any questions and I won’t tell you any lies.
  14. I’m dead set against it.
  15. I need the whole kit and caboodle.
  16. All’s fair in love and war.

We are adversaries