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Someone has been harsh with me in their comments; how can I reply to him?

My attempts:

For example can I say :

  • I'm here to learn and that's why I asked too many questions, even if it looks stupid, but you were harsh!

  • I'm here to learn, that's why I asked too many questions, even if its looks stupid and I felt hurt!

Any help would be appreciated!

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    Without wanting to sound harsh - try proofreading your question: Why do you give the exact same sentence twice? Why double exclamation marks? Perhaps capitalize the first letter in a sentence? We will be quite tolerant with beginners here (and edit for you, if necessary), but other Stack Exchange sites might be less tolerant. A general hint for good communication skills: Don't say "you did something wrong", say "I felt hurt". Changing the pattern helps a lot! – Stephie Jan 11 '15 at 19:45
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Your attempt is not far off - just a few grammar errors.

While you could say:

I'm here to learn, that's why I asked so many questions - even if it looks stupid. But you were harsh.

I'd recommend to change the last part:

...But I think your comment was too harsh. or
...But your comment hurt.

The reason:
The person you are talking to might feel attacked if you say something along the lines of "you did XYZ wrong". Especially if the discussion went for a bit or is heated / emotional. If you state how you feel or percieve the situation, the other person can't argue about your feelings.

  • here"s the comments : "We can say they are continuous, but it would be a wrong thing to say. Also, nobody said the same x would give sup for both u and v. Also, this is my last comment here." – Educ Jan 11 '15 at 19:55
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    Sounds like a mathematical disagreement and a fed-up commenter. But I coudn't say without context. And sorry, I can't solve that for you. – Stephie Jan 11 '15 at 19:58
  • yes it's mathematical disagreement and i don't like 'Also, this is my last comment here'. but it's okay thanks for ur help – Educ Jan 11 '15 at 20:00

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