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What to say to someone who wont shut up

  1. Can I share what I need to say without the constant interruptions?
  2. Some people just lack the ability to realize that everyone in the room wants them to be quiet.
  3. You sound so sexy, when you’re not talking.
  4. You would be much more likable if it wasn’t for that hole in your mouth that noise comes out of.
  5. You know what’s funny. Not you, so be quiet.
  6. It’s never too late to shut up and mind your own business.
  7. It’s time to shut up. If I wanted your opinion all of the time I would have married you.
  8. In case you didn’t see the look I just gave you. Be quiet!
  9. Remember that time you shut the up? Me neither.
  10. It’s time to be quiet. If I wanted your opinion all of the time I would have married you.

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5. Swing the Blues Away

Even if you’re not lucky enough to live by this terrifying/ridiculous swingset at the end of the world, chances are you still have a pretty awesome playground somewhere close by. “Swinging is a great form of exercise,” says Dr. Nesochi Igbokwe, a physician and health writer based in New York City. “There are many added benefits to routine physical activity and exercise such as increased energy levels and improved mood. Endorphins released when you exercise may help combat feelings of depression.”

40. Braid Their Hair

You can do it up in a fancy French braid, or just give them some flower child side braid. Maybe you’re a straight boss who knows how to work a fishtail braid. Regardless, braiding someone’s hair is a great way to show you care (and it feels AMAZING.)

Flirty Comebacks for “Shut Up”

Of course, the top flirty response to “shut up” is probably saying something like “make me,” if said in a sultry voice.

  • “I’d like to, why don’t you come a little bit closer?”
  • “Are you going to come over here and give me a mouthful?”
  • “I’d like you to make me.”
  • “And how might I do that?”
  • Etc.

shut up

1. Imprison, confine, enclose, as in The dog was shut up in the cellar for the night, or She shut up her memories and never talked about the past. [c. 1400] 2. Close completely, as in The windows were shut up tightly so no rain came in. [Early 1500s] This usage also occurs in shut up shop, meaning “close the premises of a business,” as in It’s late, let’s shut up shop now. [Late 1500s] Also see close up, def. 3. 3. Cause someone to stop speaking, silence someone, as in It’s time someone shut him up. [Early 1800s] 4. Stop speaking, as in I’ve told you what I think and now I’ll shut up. This usage also occurs as a rather rude imperative, as in Shut up! You’ve said enough. [First half of 1800s] See also: shut, upThe American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Smart and witty comebacks to shut up

  When someone is deliberately trying to be rude by telling you to shut up, you should answer in a way that makes you seem like the more sophisticated person. Here are some smart and witty comebacks to shut up that will put the speaker in their place.  

12“I don’t remember ordering a glass of your opinion.”   This is just another way of saying you were not speaking to them and didn’t require their opinion.Photo by Kevin Kelly on unsplash
Photo by Kevin Kelly on unsplash
13“Why don’t you?”   This is a quick and easy comeback to remember. You are basically telling the other person to shut up instead.14“You’ve had your whole life to be a jerk. Why not take today off?”   This is a good response to use with someone who is constantly mean to you. The comment tells the speaker that you are tired of the whole mean person act, and they should really give it a rest.

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15“Please, lead by example.”   This is another way to tell the person to shut up, too. It just sounds smarter when you say it this way.photo by Maria Krisanova on unsplash
photo by Maria Krisanova on unsplash
16“Why? Is it because I’m saying things you’re not smart enough to understand?”   A great way to make people who are being mean to you feel bad is by making them feel stupid. This response does exactly that.17“Shut doesn’t go up.”   Normally, when you shut something, you shut it down and not up. This is a smarty pants response that is also vaguely funny.Photo by Jungwoo Hong on unsplash
Photo by Jungwoo Hong on unsplash
18“Not too many people like you, do they?”   This response will really sting a bully, especially if they often act out for attention. It suggests that what the speaker is doing is exactly the reason why no one likes them and that it would be a good idea to stop.19“If I wanted to hear from an asshole, I’d fart.”   This response is snappy and a bit crude. It can also be funny when used on a friend.

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20“Do you hear that? *silence* That’s the sound of me not caring.”   This response simply means that you don’t care about the opinion of the aggressor. It allows you to make light of their comment instead of being offended.Photo by jonas mohamadi under pexels license
Photo by jonas mohamadi under pexels license
21“I’m sorry, could you repeat that? I have a hard time listening to haters.”   This is a good response to the speaker know that you aren’t paying much mind to their negativity.22“I envy everyone you have never met.”   This is just another way of saying you wish you never met the speaker and that people who haven’t met them are lucky because they don’t have to put up with their nasty attitude.

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Conclusion

  With these snappy comebacks to shut up, you are well equipped for the next time someone tries to police your speech. Just make sure you use the right comebacks for the right situations.  

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