what I'm trying to say is (that)...
the point I'm trying to make is (that)...
Well, I I what I mean is (that)... (tentative)
What I mean is (that)...
What I'm saying is (that)...
All I'm trying to say is (that)... (informal)
Well, to be frank (strong, blunt)
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C) Cut them down to the five most important. | B) Turn the above situation into a dialogue and act it out. | ORGANIZATION AND STRUCTURE OF THE SYSTEM OF EDUCATION IN THE USA | TOOLS FOR EVALUATING A STORY | By L.P. Hartley | Unit Six | INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES | Respond to the following situations either in a short story, using a dialogue and a description, or in an essay form. | CONVERSATIONAL EXPRESSIONS | ATTACK AND RESPONSE |