Quick Answer: What Should We Say When We Ask For Something?

How do you ask for something?

Here are the primary action steps to take:Act as if you expect to get it.

Ask someone who can give it to you.

Get the other person’s full attention.

Be clear and specific.

Ask from the heart.

Ask with humor and creativity.

Give something to get something.

Ask repeatedly.More items…•.

What is the polite way to ask for something?

Here are some tips on asking for favors:Be direct but polite. … Don’t make it sound bad. … Avoid guilt. … Don’t cross the line. … Show respect. … Avoid constant one-sided favors. … Be personal but straightforward. … Take “No” for an answer.More items…•

How do you formally ask for something?

Fortunately, the structure of a formal email of request is very simple:You start the email or letter by explaining what you are writing about (the topic/subject) and what the email’s purpose is (i.e. you want to ask them some questions or for something).Then in the next section, you ask them the questions or requests.More items…

How do you answer Can I ask you something?

What’s the most polite way to answer “can I ask you a question?” If you’re willing to hear them out, then “Yes, you may” is polite, formal and grammatically correct. You are not obligated to answer their question if you don’t want to.

What can I say instead of please?

What is another word for please?wantlikedesirefancywillprefercraveoptneedrelish32 more rows