20 Polite Phrases: Listen to and Practice

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Here is a list of some polite phrases that we can use in speaking.

  1. Allow me to go. 
  2. So sorry.
  3. Sorry to disturb you.
  4. I am sorry, I reached late.
  5. I am sorry, I couldn’t prepare at that time.
  6. I am afraid.
  7. Please excuse me.
  8. May I go now?
  9. Lend me a hand, please.
  10. Will you please lend me your pen?
  11. I beg your pardon.
  12. Will you please keep silent?
  13. To be honest
  14. Unfortunately
  15. With all respect
  16. Could you send me a message?
  17. Let me know when to meet.
  18. I prefer a yellow colour for this design.
  19. Can I check it?
  20. Could you save that file, please?

Related Lessons-

  1. Greeting
  2. Manners and etiquette
  3. Good wishes
  4. Some words of exclamation

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