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Let's say someone is talking to a teacher or a boss. Which sentence is more polite to be used:

As you notice, I have made major changes on the plan
As you see, I have made major changes on the plan
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Using "As you notice..." or "As you see..." somehow makes it sound like their observation skills are inept that they haven't noticed the major changes.

Personally, I'd say, "Kindly/Please note that I've made major changes to the plan."

There are many ways to express your message. Also, the way a person delivers a message affects the politeness.

  • What if one say "As you can see" ? – Cardinal Jul 22 '16 at 14:01
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I would use:

As you may have noticed, I have made major changes on the plan.

notice is a better word to use, because it allows the respondent to say "I did not notice" without much chance of starting a conflict.

You could use "As you may have seen..." but I would consider this more direct, and implies "You didn't see it?".

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