ASKING PEOPLE TO REPEAT September 25, 2019 Gonzalo Re E-LESSONS, For Lawyers, For translators No Comments 0 Likes 25/9/19 ASKING PEOPLE TO REPEAT If British people do not hear or understand what is said, they may say Sorry? (GB), What? (informal), (I beg your) pardon? or Pardon me? (US). “Mike’s on the phone.” “Sorry?” “I said Mike’s on the phone.” “You’re going deaf.” “I beg your pardon?” Informally, especially in American English, they may use the phrase Come again?