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Out-positive / Encouragement url

To a High School student who won the science fair

  1. You’re a real expert.
  2. That needed out of the box thinking, and you rose to the occasion.
  3. You should be proud of the fact that you did it all by yourself, with almost no help from anyone else.
  4. You just scratched the surface of what you can accomplish.
  5. I guess you’re curious about what makes things tick.
  6. It’s right up your alley.

To a High School student who won the science fair

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Out-neutral / Advice url

Control yourself

  1. Don’t let it get out of hand.
  2. Don’t let it go to your head.
  3. Don’t take it so personally.
  4. Don’t take the law into your own hands.
  5. Just try to remember that mum’s the word, and try your best to not let it slip out when you are caught off guard.
  6. Keep a hold on the situation.
  7. Don’t boast about it.
  8. Get a grip on yourself.
  9. Don’t resort to violence.
  10. I think one of the problems is that you’ve been bouncing from one extreme to another.
  11. Don’t air your dirty laundry out in public.
  12. You’ve got to snap out of it.
  13. Now get serious, and stop horsing around.
  14. You have to quit cold turkey.
  15. Get a hold of yourself.

Control yourself

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Out-neutral / Advice url

Let it go

  1. Don’t prolong the agony.
  2. Get your mind off the subject.
  3. Let yourself go.
  4. Let it all hang out.
  5. Don’t dwell on it.
  6. Go with the flow.
  7. Let it flow freely.
  8. Put it all behind you.
  9. The best thing is to roll with the punches.
  10. A watched pot never boils.

Let it go

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Out-positive / Friendship url

Compliment-2

  1. You look wonderful.
  2. You look very nice.
  3. That’s so sweet.
  4. You say the sweetest things.
  5. You have a wonderful gift of making friends.
  6. You say the sweetest things.
  7. Complements to the chef.
  8. You’re the one and only.
  9. You have good taste.
  10. You’re all heart, that’s what I like about you.
  11. You’re the hit of the party.

Compliment-2

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Out-neutral / Negotiating url

Try to negotiate correctly & fairly-3

  1. Don’t go back on your word.
  2. Let’s get back to basics.
  3. Give me a fair shake.
  4. I think you’re just trying to soften me up.
  5. Don’t jump to conclusions.
  6. Don’t put me on the spot.
  7. Be up front with me, and don’t go behind my back.
  8. I wouldn’t be too sure of yourself if I were you.
  9. You’d better be on the level.
  10. Don’t whittle away at me.
  11. It seems like everything I say falls on deaf ears.
  12. I’m a man of principle, and I’m not going to compromise my principles or standards to stoop and do something like that.
  13. I’m not made of money.

Try to negotiate correctly & fairly-3

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Out-positive / Agreement url

What do you say about my leaving the steak in the oven another 5 minutes?

  1. That’s just the way I like it.
  2. That sounds reasonable.
  3. That sounds like a good idea to me.
  4. Whatever you say is fine with me.
  5. That would really hit the spot.
  6. That would do me just fine.
  7. That’s exactly what I had in mind.

What do you say about my leaving the steak in the oven another 5 minutes?

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In-positive / Hope url

Looking for a lost dog

  1. I’m sure that something will come up.
  2. Let’s hope for the best.
  3. I certainly hope so.
  4. With a bit of luck perhaps it will all work out fine in the end.
  5. There’s light at the end of the tunnel.
  6. Anything’s possible.
  7. Even if it doesn’t turn out for the best, we’ll eventually recover.
  8. Even in the worst scenario, we’ll be back on our feet in no time at all.
  9. You never know.
  10. There’s always hope.
  11. The darkest time is just before the dawn.
  12. Hopefully we will soon see light at the end of the tunnel.

Looking for a lost dog

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Out-neutral / Observation url

About Others – Negative-3

  1. She’s crying her head off.
  2. She’s a basket case.
  3. I think he’s gone bananas, and he’s lost some of his marbles.
  4. He’s stubborn as a mule.
  5. She’s cold as a cucumber.
  6. He has no one to blame but himself.
  7. He’s an old fuddy-duddy.
  8. It’s bottled up inside of him.
  9. They’re at each others throats again.
  10. When he found out he was white as a sheet.
  11. I think she’s green with envy.
  12. A fool and his money are soon parted.
  13. Misery loves company.

About Others – Negative-3

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Out-positive / Agreement url

I think it’s good that you’ve been going to sleep earlier and getting more sleep.

  1. I’m glad you approve.
  2. You better believe it!
  3. That’s the understatement of the year.
  4. That’s exactly how I feel about it.
  5. I can feel the improvement already.

I think it’s good that you’ve been going to sleep earlier and getting more sleep.

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Out-positive / Agreement url

If I get another junk phone call, I think I’ll scream

  1. I think that would be a totally appropriate and natural response.
  2. That’s totally understandable.
  3. I don’t blame you.
  4. I know the feeling.
  5. I feel exactly the same way.
  6. Same here.

If I get another junk phone call, I think I’ll scream

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In-negative / Explaining url

Refusing to lie on a tax return to save money

  1. What did you expect me to do?
  2. That’s not my style.
  3. Why should I take the risk?
  4. I do what I have to do.
  5. I’m doing it just to be on the safe side.
  6. It’s taking all my will power to resist.
  7. I was holding on by a thread.
  8. I think it's the best thing to do.
  9. My hands are tied.
  10. It’s out of my hands.
  11. I’m conflicted about it.
  12. I shudder when I think of the downside of doing this.
  13. I’d rather play it safe.
  14. It's the right thing to do.
  15. I just can’t take the chance.
  16. The risks far outweigh the benefits.
  17. The way I look at it, I really don’t have much of a choice.
  18. I can’t see myself doing that.

Refusing to lie on a tax return to save money

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In-positive / Determination url

Politician running for office

  1. Don’t give up the ship.
  2. Of all the things I’m doing, this is one of the most important.
  3. There’s more that one way to skin a cat.
  4. It’s a long shot.
  5. That would be something that I would likely do.
  6. Back up your ideas with courage that will not back down, and there will be no way too long, no road too rough.
  7. It’s a race against time.
  8. I shall return.
  9. I think we’re going to have to bite the bullet.
  10. That’s when the really hard part comes.
  11. I’m going to move heaven and earth trying.

Politician running for office