Những cụm trong tiếng Anh hay được sử dụng khi thuyết phục, đặt điều kiện, xin lỗi, nói thẳng cho ai đó.

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Come round to ST : dần dần chấp nhận điều gì đó

  •  VD : Do you still hate your work, or have you come round to thinking it’s ok?

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There you go: dùng để nói trong tình huống bạn không thể thay đổi việc gì đó mà phải chấp nhận nó

  • VD : We didn’t like his new refridgerator, but there you go, it’s really useful

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Talk something into ST / bring someone around: cố gắng thuyết phục ai

  •  He initially doesn’t want to see that movie, but his girlfriend managed to talk him into going with her.

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Does that work for you?: Cái này được không?/ việc này bạn ok không?

  • I would like to give you free food if you work extra hours. Does that work for you?

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Do you get me? Do you get my point?: Bạn có hiểu ý tôi không?

 

Don’t get me wrong : Đừng hiểu nhầm nhé

  •  VD: I didn’t help your mom with the kitchen, but don’t get me wrong, I’m just terrible when it comes to cooking.

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I hate to say this, but…: Tôi ghét phải nói ra điều này, nhưng…

  •  VD : I hate to say this, but I disagree with your opinion

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If I were in your shoes: Nếu tôi mà ở trong trường hợp của ông

  •  VD : If I were in your shoes, I would not travel to Afganistan.

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I’ve been meaning to talk to you: Tôi đã rất muốn nói chuyện với bạn

 

Not to take no for an answer: “không” không phải là 1 câu trả lời

  •  The salesman wouldn’t take no for an answer

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Easy for you to say that: Nói thì dễ rồi

  •  You can learn to play guitar in 2 weeks? Easy for you to say that!

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Spare me the details: đi thẳng vào vẫn đề đi!

  •  VD : Spare me the details of the test result! Tell me did I pass?

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I tell you what: Bạn biết gì không?

 

I’ve been doing some thinking/I was wondering : Tôi đang nghĩ

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Like it or lump it / take it or leave it: Thích thì lấy không thích thì thôi

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Be that as it may: dù gì đi chăng nữa

  •  VD : Building a new bridge will cost a lot of money, but be that as it may, it can help easing out the traffic.

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How come…? :Làm sao mà….?

 

Let’s put out differences on one side: Chúng mình hày quên chuyện cũ đi thôi

 

Bear/ hold a grudge against ST: hận thù ai đó

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Anything goes: cái gì cũng được

 

At the end of the day: và cuối cùng thì

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Enough said: nói thế đủ rồi

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When all’s said and done: Khi mọi chuyện đã qua/ khi mọi chuyện đã được thỏa thuận

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To get down to brass task/To get to the pointĐi thẳng vào việc chính

 

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