8.3 LANGUAGE BANK: handling an awkward situation

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There's something I've been meaning to talk to you about.
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preparing the listener

There's something I'd like to talk to you about.
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preparing the listener

I hope you don't take this the wrong way, but...
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giving the message

I don't want you to get the wrong idea, but...
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giving the message

It's just that, (you know you borrowed/ you said you«d... etc.)
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giving the message

I have a suggestion/an idea.
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suggesting a solution

I'd feel better if...
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suggesting a solution

Do you see where I'm coming from?
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getting the other person's point of view

How does that sound?
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getting the other person's point of view

How would you feel about that?
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getting the other person's point of view

Do you know what I mean?
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getting the other person's point of view


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