How Do You Respond To Mind If You Join You?

What should I reply to im good?

Don’t start with, “How are you?” with the intent of having a real discussion.

If you do though, respond to, “I’m good, how about you?” with short but mild honesty.

Nothing too heavy, keep optimistic with it, but enough to give the impression that you’re actually answering..

Do you mind if I Meaning?

You are asking someone in present tense if they object to something you are asking. Here are some examples: “Do you mind if I excuse myself?”

Can you or will you?

May implies that you are asking for permission. Can implies that you are questioning somebody’s ability. Will implies that you are seeking an answer about the future.

Would you or could you?

But I would suppose that “would” is more polite, because it expresses the idea of probability, and of willingness, and of the desire that something be done, whereas “could” is more in the realm of ability (yes I can). And according to the American Heritage Dictionary, “would” is used to make a polite request.

Can I ask you something if you don’t mind?

used in order to be more polite when you say something that could slightly upset, annoy, or embarrass someone: If you don’t mind me saying (so), I think the soup needs a little more salt. Do you have a boyfriend, if you don’t mind me asking?

How do you answer when someone says do you mind?

In general, when someone asks Do you mind and you do not mind, the usual answer is “No, I don’t mind” or “No, go ahead.” Here are some more examples: Question: Do you mind if I open the window?

How do you use Would you mind?

We use the phrases would you mind + -ing form, and do you mind + -ing form to ask people politely to do things. Would you mind is more polite and more common: Would you mind opening the window, please? Do you mind turning down the volume a little, please?

Is could a question?

Can, like could and would, is used to ask a polite question, but can is only used to ask permission to do or say something (“Can I borrow your car?” “Can I get you something to drink?”). Could is the past tense of can, but it also has uses apart from that–and that is where the confusion lies.

Do you mind if I join you answer?

4 Answers. “Do you mind…” is a polite way of asking “Can you….” For this reason, it’s usually acceptable to respond to the semantic intent of the question by answering “Yes (I can do that)”, rather than responding to the grammatical form with “No (I don’t mind)”. Native speakers sometimes get confused by this, too.

How do you respond to someone asking for help?

When someone asks you if they can help, refer to your list and say “YES.” Let them choose what task on the list they would like to do. You don’t need to feel indebted to those who help—your sincere appreciation of their help is thanks enough. People understand that you may not be able to return the favor.

Do you mind if I ask?

This is a way to carefully ask a question that you’re worried might be rude, but that you want to know anyway. For example, if you’re visiting someone’s nice apartment and you want to know if you could afford a similar one, you can ask: This is a really nice place.

Can you do me a Favour reply?

The polite way to ask is “can you do me a favour?” or “can I ask a favour?”, but that aside, in that context then appropriate responses could be “sure” or “of course” or “yes, what is it?” or “if I can” or “it depends on the favour” – these are all valid and normal (and there are many other options).

Do you mind if I ask how old are you?

Pay attention to the word order. It’s not “Do you mind me asking how old are you?” It’s “Do you mind me asking how old you are?” The answer to this can be straight: “I’m 25 years old.”

Do you mind doing something?

“Would you mind ___ing?” is a good way to politely ask for something that isn’t too much trouble for the other person. Some more examples: Would you mind passing me that bottle over there?

Do you vs don’t you?

They’re both correct but they mean different things. “You do, do you?” indicates that the speaker is surprised by the information. “You do, don’t you?” is more of a neutral way of checking whether something assumed to be true is, in fact, true or not.

How do you reply to could you?

Re: yes I could as an answer to ‘Could you?’ A more natural answer would be, e.g., “Yeah sure”, “Yes, of course” or “Absolutely”.

What to say to avoid answering a question?

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