To interrupt someone
Sorry to interrupt you …
Can I tell you ..?
Sorry, I didn’t hear what you said
Can I just ask (a question)?
Excuse me, may I interrupt?
Can I come in here?
Could I just comment on that?
Sorry but we’re running low on time
/ out of time
so could we come back to this later?
– could we (briefly) summarise the most important point(s)?
When you are being rudely interrupted
Sorry / Excuse me but:
I would like to…
May I finish
Can I finish
Could I just finish please ?
Could I carry on?
Could you please let me continue ?
If you could (just) let me finish…
If I could finish what I was saying…