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A grease nipple or grease fitting, usually mounted on bearings or other mechanical parts that regularly need to be lubricated. Mindor Sep 27 '16 at 20: Previous Thread Next Thread. But someone bumping into you or needing a little patience apologizes to let you know that it was a mistake and it won't happen again.
Of course. They come across as hypocrites if they don't change their behavior, yet still expect to be forgiven simply by virtue of saying sorry.
You see, I already forgive people beforehand and have never really recognized the need to apologize nor have I ever put much weight on apologies. People behave like they're immediately excused if they grunt "sorry", then usually proceed to make the same offenses. Log in or Sign up. Most popular. K, I'm thinking more of something that would be like the phrase, no-thanks. Also, making the example include your girlfriend instantly makes the situation much more loaded with complexity, since the relationship between two romantic partners is much more complicated than that between two people who don't know each other very well.
Once when I was younger and went to offer an apology someone said to me "no need to apologize, just get it right next time", while it seems a bit rough,... No matter how well intentioned, adding the phrase "just get it right next time," is rude. So next time you're about to apologize, take a minute to reflect on whether you really need to say "I'm sorry" — and if you do, always make sure you mean it. Design Co. Named after its Austrian-born American inventor, Oscar U. You may have the best of intentions, however, it does sound rude.
The tests used by these Harvard researchers were less geopolitical and largely involved people asking to use strangers' mobile phones.
But it's also important to remember that you don't have to apologize for every little thing in your relationship — because believe it or not, there is such a thing as apologizing too much. Will the next American President apologize to the world and the Iraqi people?
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