Now I understand that my mother was only trying to be polite in public.
Tom speaks five languages, but doesn't know how to be polite in any of them.
Which city had the friendliest and most polite inhabitants?
I find just the memory of his overly polite patronizing manner really offensive.
In the U.S. it is disrespectful to slurp while eating noodles, but in Japan it is considered polite and even flattering.
Working part-time, I found that some customers were polite, whereas others were not.
When you go abroad, it is useful to learn at least some polite phrases in the local language.
Parents also arrange marriages, which is a polite way of saying that they sell or trade their children.
Polite language, in a sense, spoils a casual atmosphere.
A polite way to reveal knowledge of a fact without telling the source of the information is to say, "a little bird told me".
Man is the only animal that learns by being hypocritical. He pretends to be polite and then, eventually, he becomes polite.
Many people like these shops because the atmosphere is friendly and the shop-assistants are polite and helpful.
When it comes to great customer service and keeping the store in tip-top shape, you`re a natural - happy, friendly, polite and nothing is ever too much trouble.
It's polite, in some countries to leave a bit of food,
English word "beleefd"(polite) occurs in sets:27. Behaviour (4)