Conversational phrases beginning with M. Select a phrase for more details.
You can say this if you want someone to do something quickly.
You can say this to emphasize that you mean what you're saying, esp. when warning or threatening somebody.
You can use this to politely tell a client or visitor to sit down after they've arrived.
You can use this to tell someone to stop wasting time and do something useful.
This is used to wish someone happiness on their birthday.
You can say this if you want someone to listen carefully, esp. if you're warning them or predicting the future.
You can say this if someone makes a negative statement that's also true for you.
You can say this if someone makes a positive statement that's also true for you.
You can say this if you think, or agree, that something is the best thing to do given the situation you're in.
You can say this if you're moderating what you've just said to make it less strong, or if you're adding a warning.
You can say this if you're disappointed that something's true, or disappointed that something's happened or will happen.
You can say this if you want to thank somebody very politely or formally.
You can say this to let someone know that what you've told them is a secret, and they mustn't tell anyone.
This is an old-fashioned way of expressing surprise.
You can say this if you're promising not to tell anyone a secret.
This is a polite thing to say after someone has thanked you for helping them.
You can say this if you completely agree with someone's opinion.