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

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

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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