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    #1

    Smile maybe some other time?

    Hello~ Can you help me say this naturally please? I'd like to know how to reject politely.

    A: Hi, I would like to tell you about our church, do you have time?


    B: ⓐOh, Iíd like to but Iím a bit hurry now, maybe next time?

    A: Oh, ok, then would you leave your contact number so I can call you later?

    B: ⓐOh, maybe some other time?
    ⓑOh, maybe next time?

    A: Ok, ok. Thatís fine.


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    #2

    Re: maybe some other time?

    Mind the commas. Otherwise fine.

    EDIT: I am in a bit of a hurry.

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    Re: maybe some other time?

    B: ⓐOh, Iíd like to but Iím a bit of a hurry now, maybe next time?


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    Re: maybe some other time?

    Quote Originally Posted by flytothesky View Post
    Hello~ Can you help me say this naturally please? I'd like to know how to reject politely.

    A: Hi, I would like to tell you about our church, do you have time?


    B: ⓐ Iím in a bit of a hurry now. Maybe another time?

    A: Oh, ok, then would you leave your contact number so I can call you later?

    B: ⓐOh, maybe some other time?
    ⓑOh, maybe next time?

    I really am in a hurry.

    A: Ok, ok. Thatís fine.
    ..

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    Re: maybe some other time?

    Oops! missed that 'in'.

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