Expressing Opinions | English Speaking Lessons

Here are some words and phrases you can use to express your opinion.

Use I think… to express your opinion of someone or something.

  • I think he is right.
  • I think it is a fox.
  • I think it is wrong to criticize people.
  • I think it is too late to start now.
  • I think we are making a mistake.

If you do not think something is true, use I don’t think….

  • I don’t think that we are doing the right thing.
  • I don’t think that Ravi is coming.
  • I don’t think that we should wait for them.
  • I don’t think that we can depend on him.
  • I don’t think that she is telling the truth.

To ask other people’s opinion, use What do you think of….?

  • What do you think of my new hairstyle?
  • What do you think of him?
  • What do you think of the latest Nescafe commercial?
  • What do you think of her new car?

We can also use What do you think about…?

  • What do you think about buying a new TV?
  • What do you think about inviting Mira?
  • What do you think about going for a drive?

To say that you agree with someone’s opinion, use I agree or You’re right.

  • ‘That is a nice movie.’ ‘I agree. I watched it yesterday.’
  • I completely agree with your opinion.

To say that you do not agree with someone, use I don’t think so.

  • ‘Janet is a nice girl.’ ‘I don’t think so. She doesn’t even talk to me.’
  • ‘It is a nice restaurant.’ ‘I don’t think so.’
  • ‘They are going to win.’ ‘I don’t think so.’

Manjusha Nambiar

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