How to ask someone to clarify a point?


How to ask someone to clarify a point?


Informal .

Examples .

  • Karan, you said that it’s a high priority project, can you tell us what you mean by that?
  • Can you tell us what you mean by high priority?
  • High priority, what does that mean?

Formal .

Examples .

  • Could you please share what you mean by high priority?
  • Could you please clarify the term – high priority?
  • When you say ‘high priority’ ,could you please clarify what exactly you mean by that?

Discussion Example .

Karan: We have just been assigned a new project. The client is Future Software. The marketing team has marked it as a high priority project. And we need to get started as soon as possible.

Ravi: Karan, could you please share what you mean by high priority?