Congratulations on = My congrats on
To tell you the truth = To be honest
I don't have any time = I have no time
I still have = I do have
I'm not so sure = I'm not quite sure
It isn't all that bad = It isn't all so bad
That's easy for you to say = It's easy for you to say
оттенки в значениях, конечно, есть. но маленькие…
поздравляю С…, ПО ПРАВДЕ говоря…, я НЕ ОЧЕНЬ уверен…, у меня ВСЁ ТАКИ есть…, ПО ЧЕМУ ты скучаешь…, я РАНЬШЕ ходил…, ты СЛИШКОМ серьёзен…, ТЕБЕ легко говорить…, всё НЕ ТАК плохо…
если вы всё это знаете, то этот пост не для вас ;)… заметьте, что грош цена нашим знаниям слов «поздравления, правда, раньше, легко,…», если мы в дело мы их запускаем неумело… рулят – речевые шаблоны.
My view is that, you know, life unfolds at its own rhythm. You know, I have never lived a life that I thought I could plan out. And I'm just trying to do the best I can every day. I find I have a lot to get done between the time I get up and the time I go to bed. Hillary Rodham Clinton.
I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work. Thomas A. Edison
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure. Colin Powell.
So that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it: They must not do too much of it: And they must have a sense of success in it. John Ruskin
The essential question is not "How busy are you?" but "What are you busy at? Are you doing what fulfills you?" Oprah Winfrey