Real Talk #020 – How to say no

Andrew and Suzanne teach you how to say no in this Real Talk episode!

Fun facts

Even native English speakers sometimes feel anxious when having to say no to a request or an invitation. In fact, there are tons of self-help articles giving tips about how to refine this interpersonal skill!

Expressions you’ll learn in this episode

  • To turn [someone] down
  • To fall through
  • It’s just not gonna happen
  • To get shut down by [someone]
  • To not be into [something or someone]
  • I wish I could help, but I can’t
  • To do [someone] a solid
  • A double shift
  • From the get-go
  • I’m not able to do that, sorry

Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free

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