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Accepting and Refusing

Accepting or refusing the gift?
Accepting or refusing the gift?


Accepting and refusing an offer, a gift or a request is not always easy in daily life conversation. In this lesson, we will learn how to accept and refuse politely. These are very useful expressions of accepting and refusing.


Would you like some cake?

Yes, please.
Sure. Thanks
Okay. Thank you

No, thank you
I’d better not.
No, but thanks for offering.

Would you like to go see a movie?

Okay. Sounds good.
Sure. I’d love to.
Yeah. Good idea

No, I’d rather not.
I’m sorry, but I can’t.
No, but thanks for inviting me.

How about some more pie?

All right. Thanks
Looks good. Thanks
Don’t mind if I do.

No, thanks.
I’m really full. Thanks anyway.
Looks delicious, but I’ll have to pass.

How about going skiing this weekend?

Great. What time?
Sounds like fun.
All right. When and where?

Sorry. I’m busy this weekend.
I don’t think I can.
How about some other time?

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