What should I say if I need to repeat what someone told me to do to be sure I understood? After listening to instructions, I wannt to know if I understood.what's the phrase? Let me say it back/ Let me repeat it to you to see if I got it right. Any others? Thanks a lot
Dec 2, 2016 7:00 PM
Answers · 2
Hello! To make sure you understood correctly, you can also say: "I want to see if I understood well: ..." ”Let me see if I understood this correctly” ”Correct me if I`m wrong" "Let me get this straight" (Usually, in a conversation, after these phrases, people say what they understood from the other person using different words.) I hope this helps! :)
December 2, 2016
Both would get you there, though the second is better to my ear. If what you have heard is long, you could say (paraphrasing): 'Let me make sure I understand....you want me to...' for example.
December 2, 2016
Still haven’t found your answers?
Write down your questions and let the native speakers help you!
Language Skills
English, Spanish
Learning Language