A. Asking for repetition
- Asking for
repetition (ask someone to repeat his or her words because we don’t hear
clearly or we don’t catch what he or she said)
- Sorry, what did you say?
- I’m sorry
- I’m sorry, I didn’t hear you.
- What was that?
- Can you repeat that?
- ( Repeat his or her sentences)
- I said,….
- Let me repeat my words…
- Well, I just wanna say that..
The example of the dialog:
1. X: The bell is ringing.
Y: What did you say?
X: The bell is ringing. Le’s get in to the
Y : Ok.
2. X: What did
you say your name was?
Y: It's Cathy Henderson.
X: Did you say Andersen or Henderson?
Y : Henderson, with an H.
X : Is "Cathy" spelled with a C or a K?
Y : It's C.
X : And what was your address again?
Y : 72 West Sunshine Blvd., Suite 501.