Polite Phrases 2

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”

Used to do

I played tennis in the past. I played it regularly. Now I do not. Now, I play KOF, regularly.

I used to play tennis.

I didn’t use to play KOF.

I lived in London for 15 years, now I live in Paris.

I used to live in London.

I didn’t use to live in Paris.