Let's say I am supposed to go out with my friends but I am feeling down so I want to cancel, explaining:

Sorry lads, I wouldn't be much company today.

Can I say the same thing when I am supposed to call someone on Skype for example or is there a better phrase? I am unsure simply because the word "company" feels like it should be used only for physical meetings.


to be good company is used when you are in or going to be in the presence of people.

I would not use it about a Skype call. You are not really in the presence of people.

I wouldn't be much fun today. For example.

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