Conversational phrases beginning with G. Select a phrase for more details.
This is used to firmly tell someone to control their emotions and behave sensibly or rationally.
This is a harsh thing to say if you're annoyed with someone whose life seems dull or limited.
You can say this if you want somebody to hurry up or go faster.
to understand what you've been told or shown
to be punished by somebody
This is an impolite way of telling someone to go away, or of rejecting an offer or a request.
You can say this to someone if you want them to stop annoying you or bothering you.
You can say this to someone if you want them to stop being so critical or demanding of you.
You can say this if someone tells you something that's difficult to believe.
You can say this if someone's in your way, or in a space you want to use.
You can say this if someone's had a bad experience, but you think it's time they recovered.
You can say this if someone says something that's impossible or unrealistic.
to understand something, esp. something that isn't said directly
to misunderstand, or to believe something that isn't true
You can say this if you think someone or something is making progess.
You can use this to firmly tell someone to stop doing something that's annoying or disturbing you.
You can say this after someone says something ridiculous, annoying or untrue.
to not punish, berate or criticize someone too severely
to not use, eat, or drink too much of something
You can say this to encourage someone to try hard or take on a challenge.
to mention something, esp. something that could upset someone or cause an argument
If you say this to somebody, it means that you're very angry or upset with them.
You can say this to emphasize that you don't know something.
You can say this to emphasize how honest or truthful you're being.
You can say this when something happens that shows a belief really is true.
You can say this to someone if you're happy for them or proud of them.
You can say this if you're very surprised or shocked by something.
You can say this after someone you dislike or are angry with has gone.
You can say this before telling someone something exciting or surprising.