How do you kindly ask for something?
In more formal situations. Excuse me… …. Say hello. A “hello” and a smile go a long way! Say “hello” at the beginning of your request. Remember “please” and “thank you” “Please” normally goes at the end of the sentence: Say “excuse me” If you ask someone who is doing something else, remember to say “excuse me”:
Can I ask you or may I ask you?
May I ask you a question? Asking for permission. In addition, “may” version is more polite than the “can” version. Realistically speaking, both ask for permission and neither is offensive, but yes, “may” is still more polite than “can.”
How do you politely ask for something urgent?
Consider these alternatives:As soon as possible, or _____. Use this to say that something’s urgent, but can wait until a specific deadline if necessary. Promptly. This one can serve as a nudge by suggesting the recipient has been less than prompt. At your earliest convenience. Whenever you’re able.