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On over 3 occasions at different supermarkets in the same neighbourhood, I've bumped into the same person asking to cut in line. He usually says:

Sorry. Can I please go in front? I'm in a big hurry. I have only 2 small items [a beverage and container from the prepared foods bar]. I'll be quick!

Yes, he always has only 2 items: a beverage and container from the prepared foods bar.
But ifIf I doubtdon't believe him, how can I refuse his request without offending him?

On over 3 occasions at different supermarkets, I've bumped into the same person asking to cut in line. He usually says:

Sorry. Can I please go in front? I'm in a big hurry. I have only 2 small items. I'll be quick!

Yes, he always has only 2 items: a beverage and container from the prepared foods bar.
But if I doubt him, how can I refuse without offending him?

On over 3 occasions at different supermarkets in the same neighbourhood, I've bumped into the same person asking to cut in line. He usually says:

Sorry. Can I please go in front? I'm in a big hurry. I have only 2 small items [a beverage and container from the prepared foods bar]. I'll be quick!

If I don't believe him, how can I refuse his request without offending him?

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On over 3 occasions at different supermarkets, I've bumped into the same person asking to cut in line. He usually says:

Sorry. Can I please go in front? I'm in a big hurry. I have only 2 small items. I'll be quick!

Yes, he always has only 2 items: a beverage and container from the prepared foods bar.
IfBut if I doubt him, then how can I refuse his request without offending him?

On 3 occasions at different supermarkets, I've bumped into the same person asking to cut in line. He usually says:

Sorry. Can I please go in front? I'm in a big hurry. I have only 2 small items.

Yes, he always has only 2 items: a beverage and container from the prepared foods bar.
If I doubt him, then how can I refuse his request without offending him?

On over 3 occasions at different supermarkets, I've bumped into the same person asking to cut in line. He usually says:

Sorry. Can I please go in front? I'm in a big hurry. I have only 2 small items. I'll be quick!

Yes, he always has only 2 items: a beverage and container from the prepared foods bar.
But if I doubt him, how can I refuse without offending him?

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How can I tactfully refuse to let someone cut in line?

On 3 occasions at different supermarkets, I've bumped into the same person asking to cut in line. He usually says:

Sorry. Can I please go in front? I'm in a big hurry. I have only 2 small items.

Yes, he always has only 2 items: a beverage and container from the prepared foods bar.
If I doubt him, then how can I refuse his request without offending him?