'Sir, you forget I have given no answer. Accept my thanks for the compliment
you are paying me, but it is impossible for me to accept your proposal
eg: She repulsed his proposal.
'Of course I understand,' said Mr Collins, 'that young ladies often do not accept a proposal of marriage the first time. I am therefore
not at all discouraged
, and sincerely
hope we shall be married soon.'
eg: He had few months to live,therefore he gave away all his money to charities.
eg: I sincerely wish this Business Summit a complete success.
'Sir,' cried Elizabeth, 'your hope is rather extraordinary
after what I've said! I am perfectly serious
. You could not make me happy, and I'm convinced
I'm the last woman in the world who would make you happy. And I'm sure that if Lady Catherine knew me，she would find me poorly qualified
for the situation.'
eg: It is the most extraodinary experience ever happened in my life.
'If I knew Lady Catherine thought so―' began Mr Collins, looking very worried. 'But I cannot imagine she would disapprove
of you. And when I have the honour of seeing her again, I shall certainly tell her how modest