Expressing one's opinion

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When you are having a conversation or a discussion, you intend to express your point of view, to ask others for their opinion and to either agree or disagree. The following phrases can be helpful for these situations.
 

Phrases

Neutral beginnings of sentences to express one's opinion

 
   
 
   
 
I think (that)…
 
 
In my opinion…
 
 
I am of the opinion that…
 
 
My personal view is that…
 
 
I believe (that)…
 
 
I feel that…
 
 
I am sure/certain/convinced that…
 
 
In my experience…
 
 
 
 

Agreeing with someone

 
   
 
   
 
I agree.
 
 
I think so, too.
 
 
That's exactly what I think.
 
 
I think it is the right thing to do.
 
 
I feel that it is a good idea.
 
 
 
 

Disagreeing with someone

 
   
 
   
 
I disagree.
 
 
I don’t think (that)…
 
 
I don’t agree (with)…
 
 
I don’t believe (that)…
 
 
 
 

Asking someone for their opinion

 
   
 
   
 
What do you think?
 
 
What are your ideas?
 
 
How do you feel about that?
 
 
What's your opinion?
 
 
 
 
Listen to the spoken phrases in the following video and learn more about expressing one's opinion.
 
 

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