Tag: conversation

67 Why do native speakers say 'Come on in' rather than 'Come in'? 2018-01-31T14:08:17.513

21 How do I invite a friend "on my expense"? 2017-01-11T08:00:47.333

15 Can we say "Yes, I would" if someone asks "Would you mind buying me a drink?" 2015-12-14T02:16:54.533

14 "I didn't know" or "I haven't known"? 2014-04-22T23:11:48.480

13 How to decline a help offer politely 2014-11-05T18:02:28.777

12 Did you get married before 2014-08-18T08:50:42.830

10 Asking "Who is this?" on the telephone 2013-12-19T15:07:58.437

10 How to talk about the act of pressing the cancel button once the conversation on mobile is over? 2015-12-14T06:39:55.107

10 "you know" in conversational language 2016-10-22T16:34:43.420

9 How to answer “What would you like to drink?” in this case 2013-09-11T10:44:42.177

9 What's the meaning of "it's kind/nice of you? 2016-03-16T14:01:40.770

8 I have never been here or I have never been there, which is more natural? 2018-04-19T09:59:51.267

7 How should I reply to "take care"? 2013-10-25T12:26:25.680

7 Is there any difference to say on the phone " this is John" or " It's John" 2014-03-12T05:14:01.017

7 Is there a way to refer to a person (using a pronoun) without mentioning a sex? 2014-09-14T18:32:45.630

7 Saying "I feel you" in a conversation 2016-02-09T18:24:58.657

6 Should I say "I don't know" or "That I don't know"? 2013-02-26T13:31:26.220

6 What are the alternatives for "I was going to ask you"? 2013-05-03T16:27:37.713

6 How to say that my English isn't very good? 2015-04-29T08:52:10.690

5 Which is the best way to start the conversation when we are calling a telephone number back? 2013-11-22T08:53:07.090

5 Is this natural English: How was it yesterday? 2014-10-01T12:40:24.413

5 Sorry, I didn't recognize "you", or "your voice"? 2016-06-20T16:44:58.380

5 "Let's talk math/geography..." meaning 2019-07-31T21:50:40.960

5 Is it alright to say good afternoon Sirs and Madams in a panel interview? 2019-08-17T11:44:04.790

4 Is there anything wrong with this 'Is there anything wrong'? 2014-05-20T00:51:40.457

4 How do I decide between the prepositions "in" and "on"? 2016-11-05T06:59:09.847

3 what do you intend to do after graduation 2013-09-02T13:07:10.627

3 Give me a call when available 2014-03-01T05:52:31.020

3 What does "tip a cow" mean? 2014-04-16T04:33:16.407

3 What does she exactly say? 2014-12-22T11:06:57.670

3 Few perfume questions 2017-05-15T15:01:44.820

3 I'm fluent in English, but I can't understand names of people and places 2018-11-30T12:33:55.847

3 Fear of talking with native English speakers - how to overcome it 2019-03-05T09:21:56.293

3 Maybe it's your friend outside 2020-01-07T15:52:08.650

3 What does " under what name" mean in this context? 2020-04-20T14:42:57.243

2 Using Present Perfect with the exact time during speech 2014-10-22T15:00:40.723

2 How to ask somebody what position they are working as? 2015-03-14T12:27:50.877

2 You're at a restaurant waiting for a table. People leave a table, now can you say "a table just became free"? 2015-04-21T20:40:30.807

2 Does "That {thing / one} I don't know" sound natural? 2015-04-27T13:00:07.563

2 How to understand a expression of " why don't you~" 2015-06-15T19:46:00.433

2 Formal conversation starting 2015-06-28T16:02:12.933

2 When starting a Skype conversation, what do people usually say at the very beginning? 2015-07-01T19:18:01.377

2 Where do you work? 2015-11-09T11:14:20.707

2 During colloquial conversation, what is the difference between calling people first name and last name? 2015-12-02T01:51:07.590

2 "No way!" and "As if!" are the same? 2016-03-19T15:02:23.080

2 "How much time" versus "how long" 2016-04-03T20:18:28.727

2 How to use "to go" when I ask in a restaurant? 2016-04-09T05:04:29.347

2 "Excuse me, which is the way to the post office?" "Sorry, I'm new here. Bad luck". Is this conversation weird? 2016-11-30T03:15:53.793

2 Do word contractions and brief sentences make for a more conversational speech? 2017-04-14T00:58:57.423

2 How to say that some amount of money equals the demanded amount? 2018-01-30T15:53:27.420

2 Reply to "I'm going to the dentist" 2018-12-25T03:13:32.503

2 Can I reply "I am good" to imply " no, thanks" when the context is not about eating or drinking? 2019-06-07T03:56:26.297

2 "I haven't heard" or "I didn't hear" while asking to repeat something 2020-06-27T16:34:46.117

1 What are the differences between “All right” and “That's all right.” 2013-09-04T02:14:25.670

1 Hope you are doing well 2014-05-23T02:02:00.283

1 How to say "pay exact amount of money" 2015-03-02T12:58:53.720

1 Correct use of "kinda" and "somewhat" 2015-04-19T14:52:47.857

1 How to reply to "Good day, sir"? 2015-10-14T12:38:02.037

1 Is there any other expression for 'I’m here on business'? 2016-01-17T16:13:08.957

1 "Not self-conscious at all.—No, that's a big part of it." What does it mean? 2016-01-27T12:25:04.067

1 How would a native speaker formulate this request? 2016-02-07T15:56:31.447

1 How to politely ask for clarification on a person's designation? 2016-05-23T08:54:44.890

1 Which response is more appropriate? 2016-10-24T01:21:51.467

1 What to say when somebody says "silly me" 2016-12-24T20:25:57.377

1 better word for "feed him" 2017-01-06T18:06:43.473

1 Saying "You'll feel me on this" 2017-01-19T05:31:07.280

1 Does this conversation sound natural? 2017-09-29T08:37:25.710

1 "Wow, I've never seen such a nice cell phone, Mary". Is it naturally for Mary to say: "I agree with you"? 2017-10-14T17:16:15.533

1 What to say when running into someone? 2017-11-14T15:09:32.640

1 How to ask for an item that is behind the shop window? 2018-04-07T06:44:44.813

1 Asking for clarification - "in relation to"? 2019-03-23T21:06:35.793

1 Why "Your father just told me" would not be "Your father told me" without "just" 2019-04-08T15:16:46.080

1 How do I politely ask people to go away so that I can have a private conversation with someone? 2019-04-18T00:20:38.847

1 "Me either" or "Me too" - what's the correct reply? 2019-05-22T09:52:33.970

1 How do I politely tell someone to leave a room? 2019-06-13T15:11:22.700

1 Using the past perfect in a context 2020-04-28T08:47:22.290

1 Which sentences are ok to use? 2020-04-28T10:18:59.953

1 Using adjectives confusion 2020-04-29T12:48:55.523

1 Paraphrasing and Deleting redundants confusion 2020-04-30T10:23:22.783

1 Using conjunctions trouble 2020-05-02T13:13:42.550

1 Context confusion (adjectives & tenses) 2020-05-02T19:48:05.520

1 What sentences are applicable? 2020-05-03T13:29:38.700

1 On top vs on the top vs at the top 2020-05-04T10:46:33.157

1 Is saying "is this (name)'s phone?" rude in business conversation? 2020-05-06T06:12:24.190

1 Can I not use the pronoun "I"? 2020-05-29T08:33:40.027

1 Is "it's been" correct here? 2020-06-14T15:51:00.923

1 Asking 'why are you asking this to me?' 2020-07-15T22:19:29.840

0 The most fitting way to start a phone conversation with a potential employer 2014-10-27T19:58:37.007

0 What's a rule of thumb to decide if it's necessary to respond to a short "thank you" email in a formal context? (see example) 2015-05-11T18:09:48.470

0 Should the function be 'asking questions' or 'ask questions'? 2015-05-25T01:26:00.680

0 Splitting "X verbed Y into Z" statements into question and answer 2015-06-27T14:50:57.537

0 How to elegantly show the direction in this specific situation? 2015-10-11T16:35:16.360

0 "Send them my regards" 2015-12-26T17:47:42.813

0 Listening comprehension of a short TV commercial 2016-01-05T03:47:06.057

0 hearing native English speaker 2016-04-15T14:30:36.050

0 Call me when you are back 2016-06-14T09:16:40.963

0 How to respond to a manager if he said he is very busy and hoped he can finish work before 5? 2016-09-09T19:24:38.613

0 Informal way of saying some time expressions 2016-11-08T09:26:55.080

0 Speak with you later 2017-01-07T23:15:13.347