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    I have this problem where i have no idea whether the person wants me to finish off their sentence of not. for example, a person is trying to tell you something and they always pause at a word as if their trying to make you finish it off just to check whether you are paying attention or not.
    But I ahve no idea whether i should say the word or not??
    Is it rude? Is it what they want?
    Yesterday, someone was trying to teach me something and I had no idea whether i should just stick with 'uh huh, uh huh' to show that Im listening.
    So in general, do you like it when people has some input into what you are saying? or do you prefer it if they just keep on nodding, even though it looks like your a head bobbing figure?:confused:
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    Don't finish anything that isn't your own

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    but what if it looks like im not paying attention??
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    I do it with my best friend. :yep:

    My best friend: Haha we know each other so well...
    Me: that we finish each others sentences off
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    Yeah I don't like explaining/telling long stuff if I think the other person isn't paying attention so I do like a bit of feedback now and then for me to want to carry on.
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    I've got several friends who finish your sentence with you, just as you're doing it to show that they're listening/ interested. There's one who's so good at they can play trivial pursuit with you and look like they know all the answers but are just slightly slower at saying them. It's more amusing than anything.
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    I do this. the sentence probably ends up sounding more intelligent and sophisticated due to my intervention... :p:

    I do find it quite funny when the person guessing cant get the right word and has to make 10+ sugestions
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    I don't like it when
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    I'm not around burningnun.
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    Hugh Laurie: We always finish of each other's...
    Stephen Fry: ...Sentences?
    Hugh Laurie: I was going to say breakfast...
 
 
 
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