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Out-neutral / Advice url

When someone is trying to pick a fight with you.

  1. Leave it alone.
  2. Don’t make an issue of it.
  3. You don’t have to answer every dog that barks.
  4. If you don’t let it drop, it’s going to escalate.
  5. Just because someone throws down the gauntlet, doesn’t mean you have to pick it up.
  6. Leave it well enough alone.
  7. Just ignore it.
  8. Don’t pay it any mind.
  9. Let it be.
  10. I can assure you, nothing good is going to come from this.
  11. Two wrongs don't make a right.
  12. Just walk away, and pretend that it never happened.
  13. You should know better than that.
  14. Sometimes it's better to say nothing at all in response.
  15. If you don't respond, it will all just blow over as if nothing happened.
  16. One word can lead to another, until it's a fire that's hard to put out.
  17. Don't make an issue out of it.
  18. I've seen it happen countless number of times before, and it always has the same bad, stupid ending.
  19. The sad thing about it, is that it's so preventable.
  20. Take a deep breath, don't respond, and walk away.
  21. Discretion is the better part of valor.
  22. These things lead to no good.
  23. Don’t get sucked into the game their playing.
  24. Nothing good is going to come from this.
  25. It always has the same bad ending, so nip it in the bud.
  26. A wise person thinks twice, before saying nothing.

When someone is trying to pick a fight with you.

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Out-neutral / Advice url

Examine-2

  1. Get both sides of the story.
  2. There’s more to it than that.
  3. There’s more to it that meets the eye.
  4. Take note of it.
  5. Get to the root of the problem.
  6. Keep your eyes peeled.
  7. You’ll see.
  8. A picture is worth a thousand words

Examine-2

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In-neutral / Acceptance url

Not catching a fish

  1. Kiss this one goodbye.
  2. It’s not like I have much of a choice.
  3. I’ll be darned if I can help it.
  4. That’s the way it is.
  5. It’s not that bad.
  6. There’s not much I can do about it now.
  7. I’m going to let bygones be bygones.

Not catching a fish

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Out-neutral / Negotiating url

This is my viewpoint

  1. I hope I’m making it crystal clear.
  2. That just what I said.
  3. I rest my case.
  4. I made my point.
  5. I’ll get right to the point.
  6. You know where I stand.
  7. I meant what I said.
  8. For whatever it’s worth, here are my 2 cents.
  9. I really mean it.
  10. It’s all here in black and white.
  11. That’s my point exactly.
  12. Let’s set the record straight.
  13. If you get my drift.
  14. I’m well aware of that.
  15. There’s something you ought to know.
  16. Of course that’s what I meant.
  17. You can talk till you’re blue in the face, you still won’t convince me.
  18. I hate to be blunt.
  19. There’s no, ifs ands or buts about it.
  20. I’ll be honest with you.
  21. Take it or leave it.
  22. What you see is what you get.
  23. If you want a deal, you’re going to have to up the ante.
  24. I’m going to cut to the chase.
  25. It doesn’t make sense to do it any other way.
  26. I wanted to run this idea by you.

This is my viewpoint

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Out-positive / Friendship url

Opening a conversation

  1. A penny for your thoughts?
  2. What’s on your mind?
  3. It’s a beautiful day, isn’t it?
  4. Do you like it here?
  5. How’s it going?
  6. Let’s have a little chat.
  7. Let me know when you are free.
  8. Let’s not talk shop.

Opening a conversation

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Out-positive / Agreement url

Do you agree that people should leave their phones at the desk when eating in a restaurant?

  1. I think that would improve the situation.
  2. I think they should give it a try.
  3. My personal experience bears you out.
  4. You're right on point.
  5. I think you’re onto something.

Do you agree that people should leave their phones at the desk when eating in a restaurant?

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Out-negative / Annoyed url

Listen to me-2

  1. Are you paying attention – it seems that what I’m saying is going in one ear and out the other.
  2. You got that?
  3. Can you get it through your thick skull?
  4. I’m trying to pound it into your head.
  5. You’re memory is like a sieve.
  6. Out with it.
  7. Don’t you ever forget that.
  8. Give me a straight answer.
  9. Why can’t I get through to you?
  10. You’re excused, but make sure it doesn’t happen again.

Listen to me-2

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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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In-positive / Happiness url

Resting at home on a day off

  1. It’s nice to be home.
  2. It’s a nice change of pace.
  3. There’s no place like home.
  4. I’ve never felt better in my life.
  5. I have the best of both worlds.
  6. There’s nothing quite like it.
  7. Home sweet home.
  8. Everything is just swell.
  9. This is the day we’ve all been waiting for.

Resting at home on a day off

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Out-positive / Encouragement url

For a friend who’s hesitant about eating an exotic food for the first time

  1. What are you waiting for?
  2. Try it, you’ll like it.
  3. Don’t worry about a thing.
  4. Put yourself at ease.
  5. There’s nothing to worry about.
  6. I assure you whole-heartedly that you won’t regret it.
  7. You’ll see soon enough that your fears are unfounded.
  8. It all goes into the same stomach.
  9. Forewarned is forearmed.

For a friend who’s hesitant about eating an exotic food for the first time

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In-negative / Confusion url

In the middle of riot

  1. What the hell is going on around here?
  2. I just don’t get it.
  3. It’s a free for all.
  4. What’s it all about?
  5. I just don’t know what to make of it.
  6. Things are happening fast and furious.
  7. We better high tail it out of here.
  8. I’ve never seen anything like this.
  9. What in the world is going on?

In the middle of riot

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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