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English Convesational Expressions

_My name is …. What should I call you? _Hi, I am …. _ Hi, …. I am pleased to meet you. _ I take my hat off to you. _It’s rare to meet someone as imaginative and eloquent as you. _ It’s good of you to notice that. _ Do you know what else? _ Ok. If you are, then you are. _ I often ask myself that same question. _ Would you like coffee? If you insist…. Obviously, I would. _ Are you ….? Of course, I am …. _ Did they teach you to talk that way in school or did you make that up all by yourself? _ It doesn’t make sense to dwell on it. _ Don’t begin to draw conclusions. _ I’ll be hanged if I do that. _ Do me a favor and stick to plain English. I don’t have a fancy education. _ Anyway, I’ll leave that for you to figure out. _ Goodness gracious! Really? _ However, I can’t be bothered with that. _ That’s a perfectly wonderful thing to say. _ What makes you think, I can answer that? _ So what else is new? _ I’ll bet you know all about him. Don’t you? _ Excuse me, I’ll be right back. That’s better. So what we were talking about? I forgot. _ Hey! Wait a second! What’s that hanging off your nose? - Just Kidding! _ That makes a lot of sense. _ Anyhow, I have a bigger fish to fry. _ Really? Things could be worse, you know. _ Not now. May be later. _ I can’t argue with you there. _ It is purely a matter of opinion. _ Strictly speaking, that probably explains a lot! _ To put it in a nutshell, or To cut it short, …. _ You must be pulling my leg. But that can be our little secret, right? _ Hey! Stop using those filthy words or I’ll get mad. _ I’m trying as hard as I can, but I just don’t catch. What you’re trying to say there. _ I don’t think that’s any of your business. _ Don’t make me laugh. _ Are you kidding me? _ That’s incredible! _ Ridiculous! _ The whole thing is unbelievable! _ No. I refuse to do any such thing. _ Excuse me. My head itches like crazy! _ You’ve got one very foul mouth. Put a lid on it. _ Stop talking garbage. _ Excuse me, somebody’s at the door. _ Could you translate that for me into plain English? _ I’m pretty sure, I do not know! _ Why? I never bothered to find out. _ How? How should I know? How you’d expect. _ What? I could loan you my hearing aid, but it doesn’t work very well. Think about it. Guess what! Come on. What do you think? _ When? When! When pigs fly. That’s when. I don’t keep track of such things. _ Who? It was somebody. But I can’t remember the name. _ So nice of you. And it wouldn’t take a genius to figure that out! _ That’s incredible! Did you think it up all by yourself? _ If you say so. What can I say? _ May be you are right. _ I wouldn’t lie to you. But I wouldn’t want that to get out in public. Ok? _ Obviously/ Really? _ It may be obvious/real to you, but not to me! _ What makes you think, I can answer that?


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