Being polite is a tactic. Choosing when to use it is a skill.
I want > I would like > Is it possible to… > I would be grateful if…
I want you to know that > I would like you to know that > Please note > I’d like to inform you / I’d like to advise > Please let it be known that > Please /Be advised that
Continue reading “Polite Phrases 1”
Direct > polite > Indirect or super polite
I want > I would like > [Would it be / is it] possible to have
Thanks / Cheers > Thank you (very much) > That’s very kind / I’m (so) grateful for…
I can’t make it > I’m afraid I can’t be there / present > Unfortunately it’s not possible to attend
I promise > I assure you > I can assure you Continue reading “Polite Phrases 2”
These terms exist on a trend / temporary / fashionable. People form groups and their vocabulary defines them as “the other”. When a word becomes used in the mainstream, it will be dropped and no longer be “cool”.
we stan = we overly love (comes from stalker + fan) : I stan Shermie
bae = babe = attractive person
cursed image = a picture that brings bad luck (but this is a joke)
rn = right now
lit = very exciting
Mainstream / old, but still in use
peeps = people
mad hype = very exciting
lewd = sexual
my boo = someone I love
free = low level player, no skill : he’s so free lol
pop off = when a player jumps up and boasts/ brags about their victory after a match
I knew, the moment I laid eyes on you…
Often used by a person taking to their loved partner, referring to the first time they saw them. “Laid” here means “rested”, meaning that they focused their sight.
There is a simpler version:
I knew, the first time I saw you…
The phrase is often completed with:
…(that) you were the one.
Meaning they were the destined partner.
This phrase can be used by teachers, coaches etc to give praise to the most talented.
… that you would be the best.
Or even to accuse people.
… that you would cause trouble.