Alternative ways to say “No”
1 March Not today, thanks.
5 March I wish I could but…
6 March Not for me, thanks.
7 March Apologies, but I can’t make it.
13 March Sadly I have something else.
14 March Unfortunately, it’s not a good time.
19 March I’m not really into it, but thanks for asking!
Four alternatives to express “late”
20 March Delayed
She’s going to be delayed. The traffic is bad.
27 March Held up
I’ve been held up by the traffic. I’ll be there in an hour.
28 March Behind
You’re really behind with that. You should have finished it last week.
29 March Overdue
His library books were overdue, so he had to pay the fine.