LACK OF UNDERSTANDING AND ASKING FOR CLARIFICATION
How to express lack of understanding
:كيفية التعبير عن قلة أو عدم الفهم
When you fail to understand what has been said to you you can use these expressions:
I’m not quite sure I know what you mean.
I’m not quite sure I follow you.
I don’t quite see what you mean.
I’m not sure I got your point.
Sorry, I didn’t quite hear what you said.
Sorry, I didn’t get your point.
I don’t quite see what you’re getting at.
How yo ask for clarification
:كيفية طلب توضيح
When you don’t understand what someone has said, you can ask for clarification using the following expressions
What do you mean by…?
Do you mean…?
Could you say that again, please…?
Could you repeat please…?
Could you clarify that, please…?
Would you elaborate on that , please…?
Could you be more explicit…?
Could you explain what you mean by…?
Could you give us an example…?
I wonder if you could say that in a different way…?
Could you put it differently, please…?
Could you be more specific, please…?