How to Buy Time in an English Conversation


Sometimes when you're having an English conversation with someone, words fail you (you don't know or you've forgotten what words to say). Once you've lost track (missed your place) in the conversation, it can be hard to start again! Sometimes you need to buy time (delay) in an English conversation. We're here to help you do just that! If you're ever in a sticky (complicated, tricky) situation when you're speaking to someone, use these phrases to help collect your thoughts. You can thank us later! :-) I'm sorry, could you repeat that, please? (ˈaɪm ˈsɑːri kəd ˈjuː rɪˈpiːt ˈðæt ˈpliːz) [...]