Ways to Say “NO”


No wayNahNope
SorryNot nowCertainly not
By no meansI shall notNot likely
No thanks!I think not.Unfortunately not
I’m slammedNot possibleNot this time
Not for me, thanksIt’s not my thingI think I’ll pass.
Not today, thanksI wish I could but…I’m taking sometime
Maybe another timeI’m not interestedIf only I could!
If only it workedI’ll need to bow outI’m afraid I can’t
I have something elseI don’t think I want toThanks, but no thanks
Rats! Would’ve loved toNot now, but another timeNot now, but another time
I’m honored, but I can’tI wish I were able toDamn! Not able to fit it in
I won’t be able to helpI’d love to – but can’tI’d rather not, thanks
I wish I could make it workI wish there were two of meI find the idea undesirable
Apologies, but I can’t make it.I’m not able to make that timeI’m booked into something else
Sounds great, but I can’t commit.Sadly I have something else  Sounds great, but I can’t commit.
No thank you, but it sounds lovelyUnfortunately, it’s not a good timeThanks for thinking of me but I can’t
We appreciate the offer, howeverNo thanks, I won’t be able to make itNo thanks, I have another commitment
I appreciate your time, but no thank youI’m not really into it, but thanks for asking!I’m not taking on anything else right now.