What’s the most important word in the English language?

Is there a word or phrase that you could never imagine leave your vocabulary? Share it with us.

As a communicator, the words and phrases that you use each day are important. They help you explain your ideas, work with clients and co-workers, and reach your customers in just the right way.

But are some words more important than the rest? Do certain phrases help you get what you want more than others? Is there one word in the English language that you couldn’t go an entire day without using?

Perhaps asking “What’s your opinion?” fuels company brainstorming sessions. Or maybe it’s impossible to do your job without saying the word “you.” Does “please” seem to work magic with a cranky co-worker?

Let us know which words or phrases you can’t live without. Vote now on our Facebook poll.

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