May I have a word?
If I may, think. .
Excuse me for interrupting.
2. Giving opinions
I (really) feel that. .
In my opinion. . .
The way I see things. .
3. Asking for opinions
Do you (really) think that. . .
[Name] can we get your input?
How do you feel about?
4. Commenting on opinions
I have never thought about it this way before
I get your point
I see what you mean.
That's (exactly) the way I feel.
I have to agree with (name)
6. Disagreeing with other opinions
Up to a point I agree with you, but. .
(I'm afraid) I can't agree. . .
7. Advising and suggesting
We should. .
Why don't you. .
How/What about. . .
I suggest/recommend that. .
(Statement) Have I made that clear?
(Statement) Do you see what I am getting at?
Let me put this another way (statement)
I'd just like to reiterate that (statement)
9. Asking for repetition
I didn't catch that.
Could you repeat that, please?
I missed that. Could you say, it again please?
Could you run that by me one more time?
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