Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles Welcome to twominuteenglish.com. Teaching you English through two-minute lessons. In this lesson, we will see some key words and phrases you can use when disagreeing with people in a polite way. Hey Sawyer. I need a favor. What is it Hurley? I really have to visit my aunt tomorrow. Can you cover for me at the office? What exactly do you want me to do? Just tell Mr. Locke that I had a fever or something. Oh! I’m sorry Hurley. But I won’t be able to do that. Why’s that? That would be a lie and I don’t think lying is the right thing to do. I’m sorry Maybe but don’t you think you’re overreacting here? It’d be just a white lie. Hey Jack. I wanted to talk to you about something. Sure Sawyer. What is it? Hurley told me that you said I’m an atheist. Why did you say that? Well, you never go to the church. I have never seen you pray so I assumed it was the case. I understand where you’re coming from but you shouldn't take things for granted. I believe in God. I just don’t believe in a religion. That doesn't make me an atheist. Oh! I’m sorry Sawyer. I hope I didn't hurt your feelings. It was a casual discussion. It’s fine. I just wanted to clear it out. I think Hurley lied when he said he had to visit his aunt and couldn't come to work. Why would he do that? I don’t know. Maybe he just wanted a leave and made up an excuse. I don’t think so. Hurley would never do that . He’s a serious man. That’s one way to look at it, but from my point of view I still don’t think it was true. Look, I've known Hurley for many years Jack. He never lies. I even know his aunt. You can check with her if you want it. No, that’s fine. If you trust him, that will be enough for me. Hey Hurley! What’s up? Nothing much. I’m taking my mom to a doctor. Oh! I hope everything’s fine. Actually, I wanted to invite you to a party tonight. Sorry dude! I’m really busy today. Once I get back from the hospital, I have to work some more. Come on, Hurley. Life’s not only about work and responsibilities. You oughtta have some fun too. I’m sorry but I disagree. Work comes first. But thank you for the invitation. Maybe next time. That’s all right. Take care, man. That would be a lie and I don’t think lying is the right thing to do. I’m sorry. I don’t think so. Maybe but don’t you think you’re overreacting here? I understand where you’re coming from but you shouldn't take things for granted. I hope I didn't hurt your feelings. I just wanted to clear it out. That’s one way to look at it, but from my point of view I still don’t think it was true. I’m sorry but I disagree.