Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases eBook

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Are you a trifle—­bored?

Are you fully reconciled?

Are you not complicating the question?

Are you prepared to go to that length?

Are you still obdurate?
           [obdurate = Hardened in wrongdoing; stubbornly impenitent]

As it happens, your conjecture is right

Assuredly I do

At first blush it may seem fantastic


Banish such thoughts

But are you not taking a slightly one-sided point of view?

But consider for a moment

But I look at the practical side

But I wander from my point

But now I’ll confide something to you

But perhaps I’m hardly fair when I say that

But seriously speaking, what is the use of it?

But surely that is inconsistent

But that’s a tremendous hazard

But the thing is simply impossible

But there’s one thing you haven’t said

But, wait, you haven’t heard the end

But what do you yourself think about it?

But who could foresee what was going to happen?

But you are open to persuasion?

But you do not know for certain

But you must tell me more

By a curious chance, I know it very well

By no means desirable, I think


Can I persuade you?

Can you imagine anything so horrible?

Certain circumstances make it undesirable

Certainly not, if it displeases you

Certainly, with the greatest pleasure

Come, where’s your sense of humor?

Consult me when you want me—­at any time


Decidedly so

Dine with me to-morrow night?—­if you are free?

Do I presume too much?

Do I seem very ungenerous?

Do not misunderstand me

Do not the circumstances justify it?

Don’t be so dismal, please

Don’t delude yourself

Don’t let me encroach on your good nature

Don’t think I am unappreciative of your kindness

Do you attach any particular meaning to that?

Do you know, I envy you that

Do you know what his chief interests are now?

Do you mind my making a suggestion?

Do you press me to tell?

Do you really regard him as a serious antagonist?

Do you think there is anything ominous in it?

Does it please you so tremendously?

Does it seem incredible?


Either way is perplexing

Eminently proper, I think

Everyone looks at it differently

Excuse my bluntness


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