In Vietnam, for example, a direct refusal or negative answer is considered impolite and crude.
Is it considered impolite in the US to eat from someone else's plate?
I wasn't being deliberately impolite ; I was simply expressing confusion.
He was rude and arrogant and completely impolite and I hope I never have to see him ever again.
The manager, in a very impolite manner, told them to leave the bar and never come back.
I knew it was rude and impolite but I was too distressed to be thinking of manners.
If you don't mind my asking a perhaps impolite question: Do you believe in God?
One needs something effective to say to all these impolite people.
Although it was impolite to stare, she could not help gawking at him.
He went out of his way to be just as impolite and insolent as he could be.