ASKING FOR FAVORS
Phrases and expressions
Can you Would you (please) Could you (please) Could i... (usually used for asking permission)
1. Basic Do’s and Don’ts
If you’re asking someone to do you a favor, starting with an appreciative tone always helps.
2. Considering the Task and Recipient
This is an area where I think most of the awkwardness with favors could be avoided, simply because it’s important to consider WHAT you’re asking and WHOM would be the best person to ask.
One of the best parts of any close relationship is knowing that someone has your back. They’ll be there for you when you really need them, and you’ll do the same.