I wish I could, but… *委婉地拒绝对方要求的表达方式。
Could you work overtime tonight? （今天晚上能加个班吗？）
I wish I could, but… （我希望可以，但是……）
I'd love to, but…
I want you to do it now. （我想让你现在就做。）
I won't. （我不愿意。）
No, thank you. *虽然很感激，但必须拒绝时使用。
Do you need help? （要我来帮你吗？）
No, thank you. （不，谢谢。）
No, thanks. *随便的说法。
Yes, thank you. （好吧，麻烦你。）
I don't think so.
Can we go? （我们也能去吗？）
No, I don't think so. （不，我想不行。）
I don't believe so.
I don't want it.
Here you are. （给你。）
I don't want it. （我不要。）
I really don't want it.
Take one. （拿一个吧。）
I really don't want it. （我真的不要。）
I'm sorry I can't help you.
Where is the ABC Hotel? （请问ABC饭店在哪儿？）
I'm sorry I can't help you. （对不起，我帮不了你。）
Can you work overtime tonight? （今天晚上你能加班吗？）
I'm sorry, I can't help you. （对不起，我加不了班。）
I'm sorry I can't assist you.
I'm sorry I can't be any help.
I'm against his proposal.
I wish I could help you, but I can't.
Could you help me get a job? （您能帮我找一份工作吗？）
I wish I could help you, but I can't. （可惜我帮不了你。）
I can't do anything about it.
You have to help me. （你得帮帮我。）
I can't do anything about it. （那事我使不上劲。）
There is nothing I can do about it.
I can do nothing about it.
I can't make that happen.
I want to work for this company. （我想在这家公司工作。）
Sorry, I can't make that happen. （对不起，我无法满足你的愿望。）
I'm not in the mood.
Do you want to dance? （想跳舞吗？）
I'm not in the mood. （我没那份心情。）
I don't feel like it.
I'm afraid I've got urgent business now.
I'm afraid I've got urgent business now. （很遗憾，我现在有件急事。）
That's a shame. （真是太遗憾了。）
I have other business to take care of.
Are you free today? （你今天有时间吗？）
No, I have other business to take care of. （没有，我有别的事。）
I'm sorry, but I'm busy just now.
I'm sorry, but I'm busy right now.
I'm sorry, but I'm in a hurry.
Sorry, I don't have time. （对不起，我没时间了。）
Not right now.
Count me out. *自己不愿意参加，不愿意加入时使用。
Are you coming? （你来吗？）
Count me out. （我就算了吧。）
Count me in. （算上我一个。）
I'd rather not.
Let's go drinking. （我们去喝酒吧。）
I'd rather not. （我还是不去了吧。）
You have to… （你必须……）
I've had enough.
How about more salad? （再来点儿沙拉，怎么样？）
No, thank you. I've had enough. （不，谢谢，已经足够了。）
Unfortunately, it's not convenient for me today.
Why don't we have dinner together? （一起去吃顿饭，怎么样？）
Unfortunately, it's not convenient for me today. （很遗憾，今天我不太方便。）
That's beside the point. *beside the point 表示“估计错的”、“没抓住中心的”。
If it hadn't rained, I would have done it. （要是没下雨的话，我就可以做，可是……）
That's beside the point. （根本没说到点儿上。）