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What’s a better way to say _____?

Real Simple has 18 phrases to avoid in everyday conversation, such as:

  • “I don’t have time to talk to you.” (Instead, say why and ask to talk to the person later.)
  • “Are you pregnant?” (Instead, don’t say anything, ever.)
  • (During a job interview) “My current boss is horrendous.” (Instead, stick to positive statements.)

Got any specific phrases you avoid or replace with alternatives? Leave a comment below.

via Lifehacker

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