How to express opinion in English

There are many ways to give your opinions when speaking English. The exact English expression you use depends on how strong your opinion is.

Giving your opinion neutrally

“I think…”

“I feel that…”

“In my opinion…”

“As far as I’m concerned…”

“As I see it…”

“In my view…”

“I tend to think that…”

 

Giving a strong opinion

“I’m absolutely convinced that…”

“I’m sure that…”

“I strongly believe that…”

“I have no doubt that…”

 

English expressions for asking someone’s opinion

“What do you think?”

“What’s your view?”

“How do you see the situation?”

 

Agreeing in English

 

In English conversations, people often say that they agree or disagree with each other. There are many ways of agreeing or disagreeing and the one you use depends on how strongly you agree or disagree. Here’s a list of some common expressions.

 

Agreeing in English

“I think you’re right.”

“I agree with you.”

Strong agreement

“I couldn’t agree with you more.”

“You’re absolutely right.”

“I agree entirely.”

“I totally agree.”

Partly agreeing

“I agree with you up to a point, but…”

“That’s quite true, but…”

“I agree with you in principle, but…”

 

Disagreeing

“I’m not sure I agree with you.”

“(I’m afraid) I don’t agree.”

“(I’m afraid) I disagree.”

“(I’m afraid) I can’t agree with you.”

“(I’m afraid) I don’t share your opinion.”

Note :When you disagree with someone in English, you can often sound more polite by using a phrase such as “I’m afraid…”

 

Disagreeing strongly

“I don’t agree at all.”

“I totally disagree.”

“I couldn’t agree with you less.”

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