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    #1

    Too much interference

    Hi~


    Could you help me what will be the most natural way to say in this conversions?

    Landlord : Since we are living in the same house, we are a family.
    What is family, family shouldn’t hide something, and should share all the goods.
    But I found there are 3 soaps in the bathroom.
    As long as we are family, we would better (or had better) use one soaps.

    Tenant : what’s using each one’s soap got to do with family?
    And you are a landlord we are tenant.
    There is no relationship with family.
    I think you have gone too far. ( or You are going too far)
    Please don’t interfere too much. (don't try to control over too much)


    Many thanks~

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    #2

    re: Too much interference

    There is no polite way that I know of to tell someone to stop interfering.
    A: We are family.
    B: No, we are not. And I don't appreciate you sticking your nose in my business. It is none of your business, for one thing, how many bars of soap we have in the bathroom or even whether we have soap. We deserve to have some privacy.
    (If it is just you then change "we" to "I".)




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    re: Too much interference

    Many thanks ~

    Can I ask one more thing?

    Can I say "It has got nothing to do with you. Pleas don't try to control over me!"

    It will be ok?

    Actually I'm not sure what's the difference between "interfere and control over "

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    re: Too much interference

    Quote Originally Posted by flytothesky View Post

    Can I ask one more thing?

    Can I say "It has got nothing to do with you. Pleas don't try to control over me!"

    It has nothing to do with you. Please don't try to control me.


    Quote Originally Posted by flytothesky View Post
    Actually I'm not sure what's the difference between
    Quote Originally Posted by flytothesky View Post
    "interfere with and control over "
    One is a verb. The other is a noun.

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    #5

    re: Too much interference

    Perhaps:
    It's my life, and I'll live it the way I please.


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