since 1997, the world's premier FREE website for learners + teachers of English

No reply is best

This page is about the saying "No reply is best"

Possible interpretation:
It is often advisable not to give any answer. Don't say no. Don't say yes. Say nothing.

Quick Quiz:

You might apply the proverb "No reply is best" when

a. you don't know the answer to an exam question

b. someone asks for something that you prefer not to give

c. a tourist asks you the way

Saying of the Day

This entry is in the following categories:

Contributor: Josef Essberger