Conversational phrases beginning with E. Select a phrase for more details.
You can say this if someone doesn't seem to understand how difficult it is to do what they've suggested.
You can say this if you're getting bored or annoyed and you want something to stop.
You can say this if something should stop because it's been allowed to continue for too long.
This is a polite thing to say if you want to speak to a stranger.
This is a polite thing to say when you're interrupting somebody.
This is a polite thing to say if you have to get past somebody in a crowded space.
This is a polite thing to say if you've accidentally done something.
You can use this to ask someone to repeat what they've just said, either because you couldn't hear them or because you couldn't understand them.
If someone glares at you and says this in a serious voice, you must have annoyed or upset them.