Helpful tips

How do you politely reject a question?

How do you politely reject a question?

Your response options could include:

  1. “I’m sorry, but it’s personal.”
  2. “I don’t know, sorry.”
  3. “I’m not able to answer that question, sorry.”
  4. “I’m not comfortable answering this question, sorry.”

When do you Say No to a question?

If the topic is deeply personal, complicated, emotional, or inappropriate for the setting, you can confidently tell the other person that you don’t want to answer the question. In fact, you can always say “no” to answering questions that make you feel uncomfortable.

What’s the best way to deal with uncomfortable questions?

One way to handle uncomfortable questions is to turn the question around and ask the other person why they want to know. This enables you to find out a little more about the reasons why the person is asking these questions in the first place.

What happens when someone asks you a rude question?

When someone asks you a question that’s inappropriate, impolite, or even rude, you might freeze completely. Or you might feel annoyed, offended, or ashamed, all emotions that can affect our ability to respond quickly or with humor. In our native language, we’re often better prepared to respond to awkward questions.

What’s the best way to ask a question?

As you ask these questions, be sure to keep your tone of voice light and friendly. Lower pitch and a steep fall at the end of these questions can sound annoyed, frustrated or irritated. With a higher pitch and a slight rise throughout the question, you show curiosity and interest in their response. That’s an interesting question.

What was Moses excuse for not answering God’s call?

God had already promised Moses, “They will listen to what you say” (3:18). Still, Moses protested. Again the Lord countered Moses’ excuse. If the people didn’t take Moses seriously, they would take seriously the three powerful signs God promised to perform through Moses (see 4:2-9). I’m no good with words.

When to say ” Excuse Me ” and ” Sorry “?

You heard the second speaker say, “Sorry about that.” This is a common way to say, “I’m sorry,” when we make a small mistake. And, we use “Excuse me” and “Sorry” when we need someone to repeat what they said.

Is it wrong to ask a question at the beginning of a question?

There is nothing wrong with asking questions in this manner, but to sound more polite, it’s very common to add “excuse me” or “pardon me” at the beginning of a question.

When do you say Excuse me to a stranger?

But when speaking to strangers, “Excuse me” is much more common. We also use “Excuse me” and “Sorry” to politely interrupt a person or people to ask or tell them something. Listen: Excuse me, everyone, the meeting is starting in five minutes. Sorry, Shelly, can I get your thoughts on a gift idea?