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    Is it right to say "I will see myself"

    When I walk into a shop, the sales assistant asks "How can I help you."

    Is it right to reply

    1) "I will see myself"
    2) "I am just looking"

    What is the appropriate way to reply that I want do not need help (I mean I want to walk around the shop and see the things alone)

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    #2

    Re: Is it right to say "I will see myself"

    thanks, I'm ok. will call ya if I need.
    It's not too rude, is it?)

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    #3

    Re: Is it right to say "I will see myself"

    I would use the OP's second option.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: Is it right to say "I will see myself"

    Quote Originally Posted by NDQuattro View Post
    Thanks, I'm OK. Will call you if I need.
    NDQuatro, please read this extract from the Forum Rules:

    You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding of the English language. If you are not a teacher, you will need to state that clearly at the top of your post.

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    #5

    Re: Is it right to say "I will see myself"

    Unless you're in front of a mirror, you're not going to see yourself.

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    #6

    Re: Is it right to say "I will see myself"

    So I guess "I am just looking" is the best answer to avoid the sales assistant help/questions?

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    Re: Is it right to say "I will see myself"

    Yes.

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    Re: Is it right to say "I will see myself"

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Unless you're in front of a mirror, you're not going to see yourself.
    Is it right if I add a "it", "I will see it myself"

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    #9

    Re: Is it right to say "I will see myself"

    No.

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    #10

    Re: Is it right to say "I will see myself"

    No. You're not "seeing", you're "looking" in this context.

    Thanks, I'm fine. I'm just looking (around).
    Thanks, I'm just browsing.
    I'm fine thanks.
    I'm just looking, thanks.
    I'm OK, thanks. Just having a look around.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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