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FN.37 - Saying no to things

How to say No

Average: 1.8 (176 votes)

I came across this 'Saying No' article on Zen Habits and thought I'd share it with you. It can be difficult to refuse people without being rude and it's even harder when you don't have the English ability to do it. Refusing with a simple 'no' can make you seem impolite; it's better to be less direct if you don't want to hurt anyone.

How to 'Avoid Giving a Direct Answer'

Average: 3.7 (7 votes)

Uncle Dave

It can be difficult to say 'no' to people. Here Danny tells us the polite ways to say 'no' to requests and invitations.


How to say 'I don't want to'

Average: 3.4 (27 votes)


A couple of weeks ago, I made the mistake of mentioning to a health-nut friend of mine that, with summer well on its way, I might possibly, perhaps, just maybe...