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I wrote the following, but I find it a bit unnatural, I can't really think of many other ways to say this.

If you choose to ask me questions about my work instead of questions about my personal life, I will indulge you in giving you an interview.

Is there a better and more simple, natural way of saying this? Any slang you can think of?

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The simplest way I can think of is:

If you ask me questions about my work rather than questions about my personal life, I will be happy to give you an interview.

Note, I tweaked the first part of the sentence as well to make it sound more natural to me. Another way to say it would be:

So long as you stick to questions about my work, and not questions about my personal life, I will be happy to give you an interview.

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If you rather ask me questions about my work instead of questions about my personal life, I can fix you up with an interview.

Definition: If you fix someone up with something they need, you provide it for them.

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Another possibility is to drop the first part of the sentence and focus only on what you want, also using a bit of parallelism:

If you indulge me by only asking me about my work, I will indulge you by giving you an interview.

Note that I've also changed the preposition from in to by.


If you actually want slang, then something like this could work:

Do me a solid and ask only about my work, and I'll do you a solid and give you an interview.

Do me a solid is slang which means do me a favour. (It seems more common in US English.)

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