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Polite way to do smoking [closed]

When I want to smoke with my senior, how can I say? I've tried many things but I am not sure which one is most polite way to ask smoking to my senior. OptionA: "Would you like to take a smoking?" ...
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Why is this random act of kindness considered offensive flirting? [closed]

In Offering to share my umbrella without sounding creepy op, assumed to be a man, shares an umbrella with a woman because it's raining a lot. For some reason good portion of the response to this ...
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How to ask to pay for products from a friend's shop rather than accepting them as gifts without being rude?

Little bit of background: a few weeks ago, my friend/coworker's sister, we'll call her Lila, opened up a shop with her boyfriend, let's call him Mark, about things that generally interest me. I've ...
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How to politely reject inviting a friend to my family's Thanksgiving dinner?

So my friend called me and asked me what I was doing later for Thanksgiving. I replied that I would go with my family to dinner at an uncle's house. Near the end of the call, he asked me if I would ...
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How should I respond to someone cleaning my house without me asking?

So I asked a family member to nip to my house to get something while I was at work and when I got home they had thoroughly cleaned most of my house except for the bedrooms. I don't mean they quickly ...