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How to INTERRUPT a Topic in business meeting?

INTERRUPT VERY POLITELY

Er

Er, I think Joan is already here.

Sorry

Sorry, I never meant that.

Actually

Actually it was Geraldine who arrived late.

Excuse me

Excuse me, that seems taking matters too far.

May I have a word?

May I have a word? Nothing will stop the Mirror from running the story.

INTERRUPT POLITELY

Can I make a comment?

Can I make a comment? Mike was never involved in this.

May I come in here?

May I come in here? In fact, new laptops tend to be lighter, not heavier.

May I interrupt?

May I interrupt? I do have something relevant to disclose.

Could I say something?

Could I say something? If we want lower costs we need other suppliers. Sorry to interrupt

Sorry to interrupt, but someone's phone is ringing.

INTERRUPT STRONGLY

Please listen to me

Please listen to me. It is important.

Do you mind if I jump in here?

Do you mind if I jump in here? I have to leave in five minutes.

I don't mean to intrude, but

I don't mean to intrude, but Stephen is not exactly reliable.

Can I add something?

INTERRUPT VERY STRONGLY

What are you getting at?

What are you getting at? Can’t you see you’ll only cause trouble?

Will you let me speak?

Will you let me speak? You are not the only person here.

Won't you let me give an opinion?

Won’t you let me give my own opinion? I demand the right to speak.

Will you shut up for a minute, please?

Will you shut up for a minute, please? Don’t you see everyone’s fed up?

Can't you be quiet for a minute?

Can’t you be quiet for a minute, for goodness sake?

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