1. Could you . . . . (for me) ?
2. Would you please . . . ?
3. Would you mind V+ing . . . .?
4. Could you possibly . . . ?
5. Do you have a minute?
6. Can you spare a few minutes?
7. Could you do me a favor?
8. Could I ask you a favor?
9. Can I ask you to . . . ?
10. I need some help (if you have time).
11. (If you’re not busy) I could use your help.
1. Okay, no problem.
2. Sure, I’d be glad to.
3. Sorry, I’m (kind of) busy now.
4. I’m sorry. I don’t have time right now.