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I'd like to know an expression about a situation I'm going to explain below.

When we talk, sometimes, spit comes out of our mouth by mistake. [flying small particles of salava(or spittle?)]

What do you say about this situation?

and what do you say when you say sorry about this situation? (eg, sorry for spitting?) <= I don't know if it is correct, because I think that spitting is a deliberately action, related to our intention.

But, if we say sorry about that situation like sorry for spitting, don't we say sorry for flying spittle that is done on purpose?
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I would simply say 'excuse me' and wipe my lips with a tissue.

[I think this occurs often when one is speaking quickly and for an extended period of time, when swallowing hasn't occured as it normally would.]
Hi,

I agree with Philip.

Here are a few more comments.

In my experience with adult immigrants who come to Canada, some of them deliberately spit in public (usually outside, but occasionally in a waste basket in the classroom) because in their culture that is acceptable. I try to explain that Canada is different.

As regards a small amount of saliva accidentally escaping from one's mouth, I find both the spitter and the other person often just ignore the incident, to avoid the embarrassment of speaking about it. Unless it's an egregious amount, of course.

Spitting also seems to be a part of 'street culture', along with rap music and loose, baggy jeans. My local youth recreation centre has put up signs inside that say 'No spitting'.

Clive
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It has long been common to see actual signs in Paris: "Défense de cracher par terre." I'm not sure who the offenders have been all these years.
But yes, it seems to be common for low-hung-trousered guys to do a lot of spitting. Again, I'm not sure how that is supposed to add to their macho aura.
moon7296When we talk, sometimes, spit comes out of our mouth by mistake. [flying small particles of salava(or spittle?)]
What do you say about this situation?
If it's only a small amount, don't say anything. If it's obvious, you could try to make light of it, saying "Maybe I should learn to say it, not spray it!"

But in any case, work on this problem so it doesn't happen!

CJ
CalifJimyou could try to make light of it, saying "Maybe I should learn to say it, not spray it!"

I haven't heard that in years!
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PhilipI haven't heard that in years!
Shhh! Emotion: zip it If we play our cards right, nobody will notice. Emotion: stick out tongue If anyone mentions age, look innocent. [A]

CJ