When you want someone to speak (eliciting)
Would you like to say something ?
You look like you want to say something
(to associate) Can I bring you in here?
(Perhaps) we could hear from (you/John?)
Let’s hear what John has to say (on the matter/subject).
We haven’t heard from you yet, Bob.
Can we hear what Margaret has to say?
Can we listen to what Margaret has to say?
John, you look like you want to say something
Jack, would you like to say something / comment / add something?
Going back to a topic
Going back to what John was saying
As we were saying
To go/get/come back to what I was / we were saying
Could we continue with
Referring to information
As far as I know
As far as I understand
According to John,
Referring back to
As we saw in …
If I understand correctly,
If I follow correctly,
(negative/ don’t understand) I’m not sure I follow, do you mean…
Are you saying that… ?
Are you implying that…?
What I understand is, we will…
From what I understand, we will
From my understanding,