What is another way to say what?

What is another word for what?
anything all
everything whatever
as whatsoever
anything that whatnot
all that all the things

How do you pronounce what?

How do you say this that?

How do you say what do you mean politely?

Let’s listen to a few useful phrases: I’m sorry but I’m not sure (that) I understand. Sorry, I’m not sure (that) I know what you mean. Sorry but I don’t quite follow you.

In such cases, phrases like these can introduce what you want to say:
  1. In other words,…
  2. Let me clarify that.
  3. To put it another way,…

Is the R in iron silent?

The silent R in ‘iron’ in BrE

The reason why the r in ‘iron’ is absent in British English is because the r is followed by a consonant now (followed by /n/ in /’aɪərn/) and British English is non-rhotic, meaning the r is only pronounced when followed by a vowel.

Is the P silent in empty?

It is not silent, but it is not emphasized because it is difficult to pronounce p before t. But it is definitely not silent. Just don’t emphasize it so that you add a syllable and wind up saying “Em-puh-tee.”

How will you say no without being rude?

Five ways to say ‘no’ without being rude
  1. Say it Straight. If you want to be taken seriously by the organisation, it is best to be honest. …
  2. Buy Time. Try to buy time in order to accommodate the new task. …
  3. Watch your Body Language. …
  4. Try the ‘Sandwich Method’ …
  5. Be Ready with Explanations.

Who is this in polite way?

In my experience, “Who is this?” is generally perceived as more polite than “Who are you?” or similar. I don’t have a good reason for it. There are other more-polite forms, as noted in the other answers, but “Who is this?” is direct, reasonable, and unlikely to offend.

What to say instead of I beg your pardon?

What is another word for I beg your pardon?
say again pardon
beg pardon my apologies
accept my apologies repeat it please
I beg your forgiveness repeat that please
how’s that again I’m so sorry

How do you politely say no to a guy?

Just say no.
  1. Don’t make excuses. You don’t need to lie. Unless it’s true, don’t tell him that you’re in a relationship. …
  2. Be straight forward, and polite. Say something like, “You seem like a nice guy, but I just don’t like you that way. …
  3. Keep it short. You don’t need to give a long-winded rejection just to seem nice.

How do you say no in slang?

How do you politely say no to a girl?

You just say something like, “Sorry, I’m not interested.” or “No.” If you want to be extra gentle about it, you can say something like, “I’m flattered, but not interested.”, “No, thank you.”, or “Thank you for asking, but I’m not interested.” If they push for anything beyond that, they are the ones being rude.

Is no thanks rude?

In this world of over-sharing, it can be tough to stop at “no, thank you.” It feels awkward, but you will get used to it. You are not being rude by saying “no, thank you.” Anyone who refuses to accept it is being rude by questioning your motives. But most of us are gracious hosts, and we want to make our guests happy.

Is it rude to say can I help you?

Starting out with a polite suggestion they make their way to the more serious topic at hand. Another example is Can I help you? It sounds very polite, but it’s often a euphemism for What are you doing here? or something else.

Are Many thanks rude?

Yes, many thanks is perfectly proper, grammatical, standard English. It is appropriate to use wherever “thanks” (as opposed to “thank you”) would be acceptable. As Martha says, many thanks is perfectly idiomatic.

How do you respond to no need thanks?

As you can see, “no need to thank” (somebody) is a much more common way of putting it. You could also say “It’s nothing” or “My pleasure” if you want to indicate that thanks aren’t necessary.

Can I vs May I?

May is the more formal word, and if you are at all concerned about being tut-tutted, a safe choice. Can is now the verb of choice for ability, and both can and may are still used in the “possibility” sense. You may use can if you wish, and you can use may if it makes you feel better.

Is saying how come rude?

“How come” is actually often seen as a more polite, less confrontational way of asking “why?” in standard American English. I encourage my adult ESL students to use it instead of WHY in most situations. Often when a person is asked WHY, they feel somewhat defensive, as if the person asking is challenging the action.

Can you impolite?

Can you give us some context? -> They both are impolite. They both sound like a command/order. The first one is less rude than the second one.