Total Phrases- 4513
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Out-neutral / Advice url

Action-3

  1. You best be on your way.
  2. Play it till the hilt.
  3. Your choice is clear.
  4. You can sink or swim.
  5. Don’t hold yourself back.
  6. You’ve got nothing to lose.
  7. Why don’t you give it a try?
  8. The early bird catches the worm.
  9. Try and patch things up.
  10. Set your sights high.
  11. Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.

Action-3

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Out-neutral / Observation url

About Others – Neutral-2

  1. She’s covered from head to toe.
  2. You can’t begrudge him for it.
  3. She won’t take no for an answer.
  4. I can’t say I blame him.
  5. You don’t hold a candle to her.
  6. He’ll do it if he knows what’s good for him.
  7. He really did it this time.
  8. This isn’t like them.
  9. They’re as different as night and day.
  10. They haven’t exactly been beating down my door.
  11. It’s raining cats and dogs.

About Others – Neutral-2

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In-negative / Doubt url

To friend who claims he knows how to win the lottery

  1. The chances of that happening are pretty close to zero.
  2. How do you figure that?
  3. You don’t say?
  4. Don’t count on it.
  5. You can’t mean that.
  6. It doesn’t work that way.
  7. That’s what they all say.
  8. How can you be so cock-sure of yourself?
  9. It’s all in your head.
  10. It’s not very likely to happen that way.
  11. It’s about time you started being realistic.
  12. Wake up and smell the coffee.

To friend who claims he knows how to win the lottery

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In-negative / Explaining url

Coming late for an appointment

  1. I just plum forgot.
  2. It slipped my mind.
  3. Forgive me, I just didn’t remember.
  4. I didn’t do it on purpose.
  5. I hope you understand.
  6. Please don’t take it personally.
  7. I knew I forgot something.
  8. I’ve been burning the candle at both ends.
  9. I’ve been crazy busy lately.
  10. I have a lot on my plate.
  11. The time just slipped through my fingers.
  12. I just have no sense of time.

Coming late for an appointment

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Out-neutral / Advice url

Action-2

  1. Make each moment count.
  2. A watched pot never boils.
  3. Put the squeeze on him.
  4. Just make an appearance.
  5. Look straight ahead, don’t look back.
  6. You only live once.
  7. Take the money and run.
  8. When you get a chance, take another stab at it, maybe it will be more successful than when you tried the last time.
  9. Get in on the action.
  10. Please make up your mind already.
  11. It’s your best bet.
  12. The solution is being served to you on a silver platter.
  13. A word to the wise is sufficient.
  14. You’ve got to rise to the occasion.

Action-2

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In-positive / Surprise url

A friend becomes president of the company

  1. Goodness gracious.
  2. Well what do you know?
  3. It’s too good to be true.
  4. For goodness sakes.
  5. For heaven’s sake.
  6. It took us all by surprise.

A friend becomes president of the company

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In-negative / Explaining url

Feeling depressed

  1. Things have gotten completely out of control.
  2. I’m not feeling well now, but hopefully I’ll feel a lot better in the near future.
  3. I’ve been better.
  4. I have to figure it out for myself.
  5. You’re catching me at a bad time.
  6. I’m having a tough time.
  7. Recently I’ve been bouncing around like a yo-yo.
  8. I’ve had my ups and downs.
  9. I'm not myself.
  10. I have a lot on my mind.
  11. I never said it was going to be any different from the way it turned out.
  12. I never saw myself that way before.
  13. I feel like a bundle of nerves.
  14. I feel like a bump on a log.
  15. If you only knew what I’ve been through.
  16. I’ve been feeling under the weather.
  17. What I've been through has really knocked the stuffing out of me.
  18. Whenever I’m nervous, I tend to clam up.
  19. After a while, I just ran out of steam.

Feeling depressed

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In-negative / Explaining url

Apartment is a mess

  1. I can only do what I can do.
  2. I try not the pay attention to these things.
  3. What difference does it make anyway?
  4. There’s a method to the madness.
  5. I’m getting nowhere fast.
  6. I’m on a tight schedule, and it just doesn’t leave me time for these things.
  7. I’m strapped for time.
  8. You can understand, can’t you?
  9. In the large scheme of things, it doesn’t really matter, does it?
  10. I just have a different set of priorities than you do.
  11. I haven’t gotten around to it yet.
  12. Out of sight, out of mind.
  13. At least I know where everything is.

Apartment is a mess

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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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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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In-negative / Doubt url

A friend tells you he’s taking drugs

  1. You’re throwing away your life.
  2. Don’t you have a mind of your own?
  3. Please tell me it’s not true.
  4. You just brought it all on yourself.
  5. Stop feeling sorry for yourself.
  6. Do you know what you’re doing?
  7. That’s what I call plain old stupidity.
  8. You must be crazy.
  9. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.
  10. I don’t seem to be able to get through to you.
  11. What are you trying to prove?
  12. You should have your head examined.
  13. You knew what you where getting yourself into.
  14. What are you trying to say?
  15. Was this your idea?
  16. It’s your own doing.
  17. Just look at you.
  18. Do as you wish, but don’t come crying to me for help when things go downhill.
  19. It’s the same thing over and over again.
  20. I don’t think anything I say will convince you one way or another.
  21. You don’t have anyone to blame but yourself.
  22. That’s the whole point, and I don’t think you’re hearing a word I’m saying.
  23. It seems as if what I’m saying is going in one ear and out the other.
  24. When I talk to you I don’t feel like there’s anybody home.
  25. What have you gotten yourself into?

A friend tells you he’s taking drugs

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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