Better sentences

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10 Better Sentences examples


1 Basic sentence: I don’t understand what you’re trying to say.


Professional sentence: Could you elaborate further?


2 Basic sentence: You are always ignoring my emails.


Professional sentence: Unfortunately, you habitually ignore my emails.


3 Basic sentence: I am mad that you don’t think I know what I’m talking about.


Professional sentence: It concerns me that you do not realize that experience has afforded me a good deal of clarity on this matter.


4 Basic sentence: I agree that you do not have to pay me the $2,800 back, but I still want the rest of my money.


Professional sentence: While I do not request recompense of the initial $2,800, I remain convinced that you owe me the remaining portion of $1,400.


5 Basic sentence: I don’t know what you’re talking about.


Professional sentence: I am puzzled by what you are saying.


6 Basic sentence: I hope that you do what I say in this letter.


Professional sentence: Please govern yourself accordingly.


7 Basic sentence: If you want to keep going with the original agreement, that is okay with me.


Professional sentence: Should you wish to proceed according to the original agreement, I have no argument.


8 Basic sentence: I don’t want to have keep saying the same thing over and over again.


Professional sentence: I do not feel comfortable reiterating what I have already stated.


9 Basic sentence: Can’t we talk about it some more so that we’re both happy?


Professional sentence: Let’s negotiate so that we arrive at a mutually beneficial arrangement.


10 Basic sentence: I don’t understand why I’m being charged for this.


Professional sentence: Please explain to me the breakdown of the fees that are indicated on my statement.

© Jaclyn Holland-Strauss