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Helpful phrases:

“We’ll get there when we get there”
“We’ll know when we know”
“Well, it is what it is”
“It’s neither here nor there”
“First thing’s first”
“I wouldn’t worry if I were you”
“I don’t mind either way”
“It’ll be in the last place you look”

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The British sentence that is never complete:

“Excuse me, can I just… thanks”

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How to answer the door:
1. See person has arrived
2. Wait for doorbell
3. Count to five
4. Open and act surprised

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Leaving restaurant: “That was lovely”
Outside: “Well, it was okay”
In car: “I mean, it wasn’t great”
Back home: “We won’t go there again”

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Feeling extremely smug after being the best at pulling over to let an ambulance pass

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“Yes, I remember you saying” – Translation: Please stop saying that

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Still suddenly panicking that you haven’t done your homework on Sunday evenings, despite being in your thirties

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How to fix something:
-Say “let’s have a look”
-Describe the brokenness
-Break it a bit more
-Say “nah it’s broken”
-Place hands on hips

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“Anyway it was lovely to meet you!” – Translation: Off you go!