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What would you say?

You interrupt someone when he's talking. What would you say to not offend him before interrupting in a polite way?

Which on is more proper in that case? "I'm sorry to interrupt you." or "Hold that thought." Or what would you say?

For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    Both "excuse me" and "I'm sorry to interrupt you" are polite ways to get someone's attention while he is speaking to somebody else. "Hold that thought" would be used when you are talking a fried, but you need to pause the conversation for just a few moments (perhaps if you need to go get something, or answer a cell phone.)

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