Australian, I believe. Brought to our shores (and TV screens) by Neighbours and Home and Away.primarily a BE convention
OK. I stand corrected, thank you (note my humble posture). But still, rarely heard in the USA.Australian, I believe. Brought to our shores (and TV screens) by Neighbours and Home and Away.
PS. Not forgetting the contribution of a significant proportion of the transient residents of Earle Court in the late 60s and early 70s.
It depends whether the gift is really welcome. Are you perhaps looking for a polite way to say "Thanks, that's very kind of you, but I don't really want it"?lets say conversation between two friends, and one offers to give a gift to another person