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  1. B45
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    Would you like some water? I say: No, I'm okay. VS No, it's okay. VS No, that'

    Would you like some water? I say:

    No, I'm okay.

    VS

    No, it's okay.

    VS

    No, that's okay.

    Are all three correct?

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    Re: Would you like some water? I say: No, I'm okay. VS No, it's okay. VS No, t

    All three are fine unless you're thirsty.

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    Re: Would you like some water? I say: No, I'm okay. VS No, it's okay. VS No, t

    "I"m good, thanks" is the way I'd answer this.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Would you like some water? I say: No, I'm okay. VS No, it's okay. VS No, t

    However you reply, always add 'thanks' or 'thank you'.

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    Re: Would you like some water? I say: No, I'm okay. VS No, it's okay. VS No, t

    How witty!

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    Re: Would you like some water? I say: No, I'm okay. VS No, it's okay. VS No, t

    Wit has got nothing to do with it. It's a matter of politeness.

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    Re: Would you like some water? I say: No, I'm okay. VS No, it's okay. VS No, t

    A simple "No, thank you" is sufficient.

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    Re: Would you like some water? I say: No, I'm okay. VS No, it's okay. VS No, t

    It's just occurred to me that songgi in post #5 was responding to Charlie in post 2.

    If that's the case, songgi should have used Reply With Quote.

    I often delete unnecessary quotes when they make us reread the previous post, but when there have been intervening posts on a different aspect of the topic, a quote (or partial quote) of the earlier post is not only desirable but essential.

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