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11                                             Everyday Conversational Expressions                                           Encouragement p.2

 

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* 11 Encouragement (p.2 of 3)

 

11.6   When you demonstrate support to somebody

 

You’ve got my support.   Listen   <“I’m sure your presentation will impress the board of directors. You’ve got my support.”>

You’ve got my backing.   Listen   <“Son, I know how tough it is to study. You’ve got my backing.”>

You’ve got my vote.   Listen   <“Out of all presidential candidates you are the only one who focuses primarily on economic issues. You’ve got my vote.”>

You can trust me.   Listen   A “You can rely on me; I will support you.”   <“I want to help you keep your family together. You can trust me.”>

You can put your trust in me.   Listen   <“Mutual assistance is important in these tumultuous times. You can put your trust in me.”>

You can put your faith in me.   Listen   <“We are longtime soul mates. You can put your faith in me.”>

You can lean on me.   Listen   <“I’ve been your business partner for years. You can lean on me.”>

You can lean on my shoulder.   Listen   <“Everyone is against me. The entire world is against me.” – “You can lean on my shoulder.”>

I’ll stand by you.   Listen   <“In any conflict I’ll stand by you.”>

I’m standing behind you.   Listen   <“At these times of trouble, I’m standing behind you.”>

I’m 100% behind you.   Listen   <“You know, I’m the biggest enthusiast of your talent. I’m 100% behind you.”>

I’m with you.   Listen   <“I’m with you no matter what.”>

I’m on your side.   Listen   <“Whatever happens, I’m on your side.”>

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11.7   When you encourage somebody by expressing trust

 

I trust you completely.   Listen   <“You’ll get out of this ordeal. I trust you completely.”>

I have complete trust in you.   Listen   <“It’s very difficult to win this contest. But you can do it. I have complete trust in you.”>

I believe in you completely.   Listen   <“You’re a gifted person. I believe in you completely.”>

I have faith in you.   Listen   <“You’re a skilled and respected politician. You’ll get reelected. I have faith in you.”>

I have the utmost faith in you.   Listen   <“You possess exceptional capabilities. I have the utmost faith in you.”>

I have complete faith in you.   Listen   <“I know you will complete this mission. I have complete faith in you.”>

I have confidence in you.   Listen   <“You will pass all tests and graduate from college. I have confidence in you.”>

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11.8   When you encourage somebody by praising their strength

 

You are so strong.   Listen   <“You will win this championship. You’re so strong.”>

You don’t know your own strength.   Listen   A “You don’t realize how destructively strong you really are.”   <“Give them a good fight. You don’t know your own strength.”>

You’re as strong as an ox.   Listen   <“You will crush your opponent. You’re as strong as an ox.”>

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11.9   When you encourage somebody by offering help

 

I’d be happy to help you.   Listen   A “I would help you with pleasure.”   <“You can start your project tomorrow. I would be happy to help you.”>

I’m here for you.   Listen   <“Do you need my assistance? I’m here for you.”>

I’m here if you need me.   Listen   <“Dear guests, thank you for choosing our bed and breakfast. Here are your rooms. Breakfast is at 9 a.m. I’m here if you need me.”>

If you need me, call.   Listen   <“Make yourself comfortable. If you need me, call.”>

If you need me, don’t hesitate to call.   Listen   <“You should be comfortable in this room. If you need me, don’t hesitate to call.”>

If there’s anything I can do for you, please let me know.   Listen   <“Make yourself at home. If there’s anything I can do for you, please let me know.”>

If there’s anything you need, don’t hesitate to ask.   Listen   <“It’s a lovely room.” – “I’m glad you like it. If there’s anything you need, don’t hesitate to ask.”>

If you don’t see what you want, please ask for it.   Listen   <“I hope you’re enjoying shopping at our store. If you don’t see what you want, please ask for it. Our sales associates will be happy to help you.”>

Let me know if you need any help.   Listen   <“Did you find everything you wanted?” – “Yes, thank you.” – “Good. Let me know if I you need any help.”>

I’ll always be there for you   Listen   <“You know, I support everything you do. I’ll always be there for you.”>

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11.10   When you encourage somebody to be patient

 

Take things lightly.   Listen   A “Don’t be too concerned about things. Take things with a degree of indifference.”   <“I know this is a very hard time for you. Don’t be stressed out. Take things lightly.”>

Take things as they come.   Listen   <“My car broke down. My boss is angry. And my girlfriend is threatening to leave me.” – “Well, take things as they come.”>

Take it as it comes.   Listen   <“I’m in trouble.” – “Take it as it comes.”>

Take things one day at a time.   Listen   <“There are so many things that worry me.” – “Take things one day at a time.”>

Take one day at a time.   Listen   <“I have one trouble after another.” – “Take one day at a time.”>

Take one step at a time.   Listen   <“I’ve got so many problems. I don’t know what to do.” – “Take one step at a time.”>

The best is yet to come.   Listen   <“How’re things?” – “Things are really getting tough.” – “Don’t worry. The best is yet to come.”>

It will work out in the end.   Listen   <“This work is killing me. I’m exhausted and depressed.” – “Not to worry. It will work out in the end.”>

I am confident it will all work out.   Listen   <“My new place of work is really rough. Everybody seems to be so rude.” – “I’m confident it will all work out. Try to make friends with these people.”>

Everything will work itself out.   Listen   <“Now it appears like moving to New York City was a mistake.” – “Everything will work itself out. Millions of people have done it before you.”>

In the long run, everything will be OK.   Listen   <“I can’t get used to my new life here.” – “Give it time. In the long run, everything will be OK.”>

All in good time.   Listen   A “Be patient, the time for an event should be right.”   <“Can I open my birthday presents earlier?” – “Wait. All in good time.”>

Everything in its time.   Listen   <“Mother, will I ever get married?” – “Yes, my dear. Everything in its time.”>

There is a time and season for everything.   Listen   <“When will we gather fruit in the orchard?” – “It’s too early. The fruit in the orchard aren’t ripe yet. There is a time and season for everything.”>

Give it time.   Listen   A “Be patient, in time you will get used to it.”   <“You’ll learn to live here. Give it time.”>

Good things come to those who wait.   Listen   <“I’m eager to start working independently.” – “You’ve got to acquire professional skills first. Work under supervision for a while. Good things come to those who wait.”>

Don’t hold your breath.   Listen   A “You need to wait a much longer time for a certain event to happen than you can hold your breath, so don’t stop breathing.”   <“Nancy promised me to take care of this problem.” – “Don’t hold your breath. She is never quick on her promise.”>

Hold your horses.   Listen   <“When do we counterattack?” – “Hold your horses. All in good time.”>

Don’t get ahead of yourself.   Listen   A “Be patient, don’t be too hasty.”   <“I know you want to drive a car. But you are too young to have a driver’s license. Don’t get ahead of yourself.”>

Don’t jump ahead of yourself.   Listen   <“I understand that you want to start working as a professional programmer. But you are a college student yet. Don’t jump ahead of yourself.”>

Don’t jump the gun.   Listen   A “Don’t start running before you hear a gunshot signal. Don’t start a risky activity before the time is right.”   <“Let our opponent make his move first. Don’t jump the gun”.>

We’ll cross the bridge when we get there.   Listen   A “We will deal with a problem when it becomes real.”   <“I don’t want to change anything in our situation. It may change naturally, though. We’ll cross the bridge when we get there.”>

It’s not over ’til it’s over.   Listen   A “There is still hope until the entire event comes to an end.”   <“Wait! We haven’t lost the game yet. It’s not over ’til it’s over.”>

Stay the course.   Listen   A “Continue a difficult task even there are arguments against it.”   <“It’s hard to operate your own business, I know. In the long run, everything will be OK. Stay the course.”>

Stick to your guns.   Listen   A “Don’t change your viewpoint or course of actions even while under pressure.”   <“Stick to your guns. Unless your opponent has information to the contrary, don’t change your mind.”>

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