How to use Politely in a sentence
She politely asked her mother for permission, which was granted.
Prince Andrew rose and politely placed a chair for her.
She smiled politely then opened a portal.
When they reached Mr. Johnson's house, the old man politely handed him the turkey and turned to go.
The training had been nothing but politely professional, as if she were another student.Advertisement
Berg always spoke quietly, politely, and with great precision.
Cynthia politely suggested leaving the smelly collection outside and no one objected.
The ice climbers smiled politely but one by one began to make excuses about leaving for dinner.
Donnie responded with nods, smiles and gestures while Fred and Dean, scrunched into the back seat, politely listened.
Boris bowed again politely.Advertisement
Gladys must have thought most of the world was deaf as she was quite surprised when Dean politely scolded her.
Jessi's attention was on Gerry, who was smiling politely while his jaw ticked.
Some of the foreign volunteers were eventually dismissed politely by Congress, on the ground that suitable employment could not be found for them.
Just remember to behave politely and all should go well.
She scowled at him at first, but then understanding the generosity of his evidently out-of-character act, bowed politely in acknowledgment.Advertisement
It was then announced that John of Antioch had been delayed on his journey and could not appear for some days; he, however, is stated to have written politely requesting that the opening of the synod should not be delayed on his account.
Twice in Fulk's reign the eastern emperor, John Comnenus, appeared in northern Syria (1137 and 1142); but his coming did not affect the king, who was able to decline politely a visit which the emperor proposed to make to Jerusalem.
She politely asked her mother for permission which was granted.
Such counter-proposals as Ellis had suggested for consideration had been politely put aside, and the case was now more than ever complicated by the action of the Barakzai chiefs of Kandahar, who had sent a mission to Teheran to offer assistance against their Saduzai rival at Herat.
Prince Andrew introduced his protege, but Prince Dolgorukov politely and firmly pressing his hand said nothing to Boris and, evidently unable to suppress the thoughts which were uppermost in his mind at that moment, addressed Prince Andrew in French.Advertisement
After some minutes, the gentleman-in-waiting who was on duty came into the great reception room and, bowing politely, asked Balashev to follow him.
Politely ask party crashers who sneak in to leave.
I 'm sure somebody will make a signature for you if you ask politely.
The approaches of the Anglican Church through the Church Missionary Society in the first part of the 19th century were politely repelled.
I politely squeezed past three Argentinian cattle barons for a closer look.Advertisement
Politely voice your concerns and ask what you can do to help.
He clasped his arms behind his back, waiting politely.
He politely applauded Martha's bravery and pontificated a bit about the dangers of investigating abandoned mines, but the expected sparkle wasn't there.
If you ask politely, they may take off the tax or throw in something else at half the price.
The commissary, who was smoking at his ease, politely doffed his hat upon the singer's entrance.
Had some problems however phones answered quickly, politely and staff seemed very efficient.
Unable to wait politely in silence any longer, one section of the British populace is set to take matters into its own hands.
I'm sure somebody will make a signature for you if you ask politely.
So they politely bade him good day, and went back to the outer cavern to resume their journey.
Compensation is regarded as morally acceptable, while a bribe, however politely disguised as a cash inducement, is a matter for outrage.
The demand was politely but firmly refused, and Bismarck, judging that the moment had come for applying the match to the powder magazine, published an edited version of the telegram from the king describing the episode, a version which without the addition of a single word turned the refusal into an insult.
There was not much more to say, but as Sam'l sidled off the hen-house, he murmured politely, Ay, ay.
If the creditor won't negotiate, politely decline and wait a few weeks; odds are they will send you a letter with a better settlement offer.
If someone wants something different, politely refuse and if it's possible for you, offer to make it another time.
While a faux pas may be graciously ignored (or more likely, politely corrected), it's not to be seen as "acceptable."
Americans generally fell like the gracious thing to do might be to ignore a faux pas or politely instruct. . .however, the French feel like the gracious thing to do is to learn how not to make them in the first place.
In fact, while dining or similar situations, you will find that your French pals might take the lead politely demonstrating the proper way to do things.
When you have more images/videos/messages/traffic on your site, they will politely suggest that you upgrade to a larger package.
Some were politely curious, others pitying, still others resembling that of the maÃ®tre d'.
While Weller knew nothing of Dean's legal right to evict Shipton, he didn't seem to feel it was his concern and politely refused to come over and expel him.
In each he makes his points politely but with utter candor.
He politely demurred; but he could marshal no argument against hers.
I thought the RSM was going to blow a gasket, he politely told us to go back to our duties.
I'd be standing, rather awkwardly as is my way, and someone would politely inquire as to what denomination I was.
She would offer them to people with her politely pertinacious manner and upper-middle-class accent and invariably had good sales.
I had to politely remind him that half our team was English.
The keeper of the bears made one big black fellow stand on his hind legs and hold out his great paw to us, which Helen shook politely.
A bit of simple awareness goes a long way in a face-to-face meeting with your online date - if you don't feel comfortable, it's your perogative to end the date quickly and politely and move on.
Politely excuse yourself from the event and say your goodbyes.
Speaking politely, showing concern, and taking care of each other are all excellent signs of respect.
There's nothing you can do if he breaks a trust and starts blabbing, but most likely, if you just politely pull way back and leave him alone…it will be fine.
The same goes for a group, if they are all trying to get you to try something, politely decline, if they don't stop, turn around and walk away.
Put on a set of nice clothes and walk up to the register (wait until any customers have been helped!) and politely ask if they're presently hiring.
He politely informed my guests that this was a karaoke show for people to listen to only.
Knowing how to register politely involves more than just choosing the right gifts, and couples who understand more about gift registries will be better prepared to build a wish list easily and effectively.
If you're getting married and want a very complex design or doubt the decorating and assembly skills of the person offering to make your cake, it's okay to politely decline the invitation.
Last but not least, my sister went around again later, and I heard her politely asking everyone (even me) to not let Gomez out of any of the doors.
Not all of them behave politely or reasonably, and the cashier often takes the brunt of the customer's ire.
If you feel uncomfortable about the situation, don't be afraid to end communications politely but firmly.
If your ex-fiancé insists you keep the ring, thank him politely.
If the club or committee representative keeps asking even though you have politely declined, you may have to be more assertive.
If you don't feel you know the subject of the letter well enough to describe their personal characteristics, then you can politely decline the request.
Both letters are written in standard business block format, and both should politely and respectfully introduce the topic and request to the reader.
If he fails to do so in the future, sit him down politely and inform him that until he speaks to you nicely, you will be spending the night at your mother's/a close friend's/the Four Seasons at his expense.
If at any point additional charges are mentioned or you feel "taken in" by your psychic, leave as politely and promptly as you can.
If it is privately owned, always call ahead and politely ask for permission to conduct your own professional investigation of the area.
Explain the rules politely; there is no need to be rude.
Even if the shop is busy someone should be able to say "hello" and politely ask you to wait a minute.
Jule wound his way through the crowd, smiling politely at the women who placed manicured hands on his arm to stop him.