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When you want someone to agree to your request, using the phrase ‘but you are free to refuse’ can double your chances. While studies show it works equally well no matter the type of request, how or why it works remains unclear – but there are theories that it puts people at ease, because it shows respect and makes them feel like their freedom to say no isn’t being violated. Source Source 2 Source 3