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  1. blouen's Avatar
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    #1

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    What expressions do you use if you want to join a conversation?

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    #2

    Re: join in

    We often use things like 'well...' to attract attention before we start saying what we want.

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    #3

    Re: join in

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    We often use things like 'well...' to attract attention before we start saying what we want.
    Say, two people are talking inside a room. As you entered they are in some serious talk and you heard something and would like to give your opinion on what you heard. What would you say before giving your opinion/ join in the conversation?


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    "Excuse me, I could not help hearing what you were saying..." and proceeed with what you want to say.

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    Re: join in

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    "Excuse me, I could not help hearing what you were saying..." and proceeed with what you want to say.
    Okay, how about...

    Im sorry to interrupt.... and then speak your opinion.

    Or the like...

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    #6

    Re: join in

    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    Say, two people are talking inside a room. As you entered they are in some serious talk and you heard something and would like to give your opinion on what you heard. What would you say before giving your opinion/ join in the conversation?

    I would say "Hi, excuse me, I'm sorry to interrupt you, but were you talking about the...?" , and then I would say my opnion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by penelope87 View Post
    I would say "Hi, excuse me, I'm sorry to interrupt you, but were you talking about the...?" , and then I would say my opnion.
    So you could say that now, since you had already butt in.

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    #8

    Re: join in

    Now you mention it...

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