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Ways of interrupting someone

I’m sorry

used for politely interrupting someone, especially to ask them a question

wait a minute/second

used for telling someone to be patient while you think

just a minute/moment/second

used when interrupting someone, especially when you disagree with what they are saying

hang on/hold on a minute

used for asking someone to wait for a short period of time, especially someone who you are talking to on the telephone

wait a minute/second

used for saying that you disagree with what someone is saying or doing, or that you want them to listen to you

I hate to bother/interrupt/trouble etc you

a polite way of saying you are sorry for interrupting someone or asking them for something

hang about

used for saying that you disagree with what someone is saying or doing or that you want them to listen to you

hang on

used for saying that you have just realized something

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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spinnaker

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subtweet

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