Discussion Phrases

Sometimes it is the other way round. Your partner is monopolizing the discussion and you want to have your say:
How to interrupt your partner?
  • Can I jump in here?
  • Can I just make a point?
  • Perhaps I can interrupt you there.
  • I’d like to get in on that if I may.
  • Do you mind if I say something on that point?
  • Wait a minute…
  • (I’m) sorry to interrupt you for a second…
  • Sorry, but did you say…?
  • Can I just say / add that…?
  • Yes, you are right, but…
  • I agree, but…
  • I hope you don’t mind that,…
How to hold the floor?
  • If I just might say that…
  • Do you mind if I just finish what I was saying?
  • I’d just like to finish making this point and then it’s over to you.
  • Let me just add one more thing.
  • This is my final point.
  • Would you please let me finish (this sentence / thought) ?
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