Polite refusals 英國人的委婉拒絕方式


Have you ever been in a situation where you thought you understood every word that someone said, but later you discovered that what they said was completely opposite to what they meant?

Well, British people can be very good at making English confusing for learners. Take a look at these examples: are they offering praise - or polite rejections?

- It』s quite good

- It』s a brave proposal

- I almost agree

Find out in the programme.

Don't forget to download the script, where you can find an amusing - and widely shared - table of English expressions and their actual meanings.

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