Other ways to say NO!
No thanks, I won’t be able to make it.
Not this time
No thanks, I have another commitment
Unfortunately, it’s not a good time.
Sadly I have something else
I have something else
Apologies, but I can’t make it
Maybe another time
Sounds great, but I can’t commit.
I’m booked into something else.
Thanks, but no thanks.
I’m not able to make it this week/month/year
I’ve got too much on my plate right now.
I’m not taking on anything else right now
Bandwidth is low, so I won’t be able to make it work.
I wish I were able to.
If only I could!
I’d love to – but I can’t
Dam! Not able to fit it in.
Rats! Would’ve loved to.
Perhaps next season when things clear up.
I’m at the end of my rope right now so have to take a raincheck
If only it worked
I’ll need to bow out.
I’m going to have to exert my NO muscle on this one.
I’m taking some time.
Thanks for thinking of me, but I can’t.