Menolak dan Menerima Sesuatu

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 - SPEAKING

Accepting and Refusing

Kalau Anda menolak sesuatu, maka tolaklah dengan cara dan bahasa/ekspresi yang sopan, sehingga tidak akan menyinggung perasaan orang yang menawarkannya kepada Anda.

Adapun cara menolak dengan cara yang sopan perhatikan contoh-contoh ekspresinya berikut ini: .

  • Would you like some cake?
    • Yes, please. – No, thank you
    • Sure. Thanks – I’d better not.
    • Okay. Thank you. – No, but thanks for offering
  • Would you like to go see a movie?
    • Okay. Sounds good. – No, I’d rather not.
    • Sure. I’d love to. – I’m sorry, but I can’t.
    • Yeah. Good idea. – No, but thanks for inviting me.
  • How about some more pie?
    • All right. Thanks – No, thanks.
    • Looks good. Thanks. – I’m really full. Thanks anyway.
    • Don’t mind if I do. – Looks delicious, but I’ll have to pass.

How about going skiing this weekend?

  • Great. What time? – Sorry. I’m busy this weekend.
  • Sounds like fun. – I don’t think I can.
  • All right. When and where? – How about some other time?
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