- Is Come Again rude?
- What is the meaning of the phrase again and again?
- Can you say repeat again?
- Is it rude to say yeah?
- What is part and parcel?
- What word means to do again?
- Is it rude to say pardon?
- What is the word for saying the same thing twice?
- Is it rude to respond with what?
- Why is answering what rude?
- What is the meaning of over and over?
- What often means?
- How do you say power cut in English?
- Is Come Again correct English?
- Is it polite to say what?
- Could you repeat again what you just said?
- What means How come?
- How do you ask someone to repeat what they said?
- What is it called when something happens again?
- What is meant by come again to greet you?
Is Come Again rude?
Note: “Come again?” is quite informal, and can even sound rude to some people, so in a formal situation it’s better to say “Excuse me?” or “Pardon?”, even though the meaning is less clear..
What is the meaning of the phrase again and again?
: at frequent intervals : often, repeatedly.
Can you say repeat again?
It is absolutely correct to use “repeat again”, as it is being used to ask for a repetition for something being already repeated. It is absolutely fine! However, you can’t “return back”, as “return” itself mean “to come or go back”.
Is it rude to say yeah?
There’s nothing rude about “yeah”. It’s the normal affirmative word in English and all native speakers use it, even those who complain about it. In “yeah right”, using “yeah” is mandatory. You can’t replace it with “yes” in this instance.
What is part and parcel?
An essential or basic element, as in Traveling is part and parcel of Zach’s job. Used since the 15th century as a legal term, with part meaning “a portion” and parcel “something integral with a whole,” this idiom began to be used more loosely from about 1800.
What word means to do again?
redo. verb. to do something again in a different way, especially in order to correct or improve it.
Is it rude to say pardon?
Many of you will believe that ‘pardon’ is only polite. Nannies and schools will often educate children to respond with a nice, polite ‘pardon’ that will rather horrify patrician parents. … But the thing about ‘pardon’ is, it is certainly polite and respectful – which is not to be underestimated.
What is the word for saying the same thing twice?
In literary criticism and rhetoric, a tautology is a statement which repeats an idea, using near-synonymous morphemes, words or phrases, effectively “saying the same thing twice”.
Is it rude to respond with what?
It’s not rude. But ‘yes’ is probably a more gentle way of responding. I think it has more to do with context/formality in a case by case scenario. It is a casual, intimate situation, so no, responding with “what?” isn’t necessarily rude.
Why is answering what rude?
First of all, answering abruptly sounds like interrupting, which is rude. Second, saying “What?” sounds like blaming the speaker either for making no sense or for not speaking clearly. Yet the problem may well lie with the recipient, who was not paying attention when the question was asked.
What is the meaning of over and over?
phrase. If you say that something happened over and over or over and over again, you are emphasizing that it happened many times. [emphasis] He plays the same songs over and over.
What often means?
Often means “frequently,” like if you see your friends every day, you see each other often. The adverb often can mean “in great quantities,” like you often stop by the donut shop, you might be shocked to realize you’ve been there hundreds of times in the last few years.
How do you say power cut in English?
In American English, a localized electrical failure is a power outage or electrical outage; one covering a neighborhood or wider area is a blackout. The preferred British term appears to be power cut.
Is Come Again correct English?
“Come again” is a slang, shorthand for “say again” or “could you say that again”, of a longer form and more polite, “could you repeat what you just said, please?”
Is it polite to say what?
Extremely rude. So is, “Say what?” although not quite as bad. It’s serious enough that you could be disciplined at work or fired or punched.
Could you repeat again what you just said?
Here are some general phrases you can use to ask someone, politely, to repeat what they said: Sorry, I didn’t quite catch what you said. Can you say that again? Could you repeat what you just said for me, I didn’t understand.
What means How come?
used to ask about the reason for something: So how come you got an invitation and not me?
How do you ask someone to repeat what they said?
When asking someone to repeat what they said, is it more polite to avoid criticizing them? To ask someone to repeat, you can either say, “Sorry. I didn’t quite hear what you said” , or “Sorry.
What is it called when something happens again?
recurrence. noun. formal the process of happening again, either once or several times.
What is meant by come again to greet you?
informal. used to ask someone to repeat something that you have not heard or understood.