Different Ways to Say Common Phrases in English

We have lots of different words and expressions for saying simple things in English...


1. Different Ways to Say “According to”

Pursuant to

As said/stated in/by

As reported in/by

In agreement with

On the word of

In consonance with

In line with

In keeping with

Consistent with

Mentioned by

Conforming to

As per

2. Different Ways to Say “As you can see”

Evidently

Obviously

As demonstrated

Therefore

It is easy to see

As shown

3. Different Ways to Say “As mentioned previously”

As I said before…

Like I said….

Let’s back up to…

Further to my previous comments…

Referring to my previous argument…

Following my earlier example…

In the not so distant past, I told you…

4. Different Ways to Say “Congratulations!”

Good job!

Well done!

You did it!

Good for you!

You rock!

That’s the way!

5. Different Ways to Say “On the other hand”

However

Otherwise

On the flip side

Alternatively

In any case

That said

That being said

Nonetheless

Nevertheless

Having said that

All the same

At any rate

Whereas

Then again

In contrast

On the contrary

6. Different Ways to Say “In conclusion”

To sum up,

To summary,

To conclude,

In closing,

All in all,

Overall, it may be said…

All things considered,

On the whole,

By and large,

In sum,

7. Different Ways to Say “I know, I understand”

OK

Of course

All right

Fair enough

I see

If you like

I got you

I noticed

I understand

I know what you mean

I take your point

I don’t blame you

8. Different Ways to Say “I don’t like it”

That’s not for me.

I’m not into it.

I pass.

I’m not fond of it

I dislike it.

I’m not crazy about it.

I don’t appreciate that.

I’ve had enough.

I’m impartial about that.

I’m not a big fan of it.

9. Different Ways to Say “For example”

Such as

For instance

Let’s say…

Examples include

One example is

Including

In a similar case

To illustrate

By illustrate

By way of illustration

If you look at…

This includes

As an example

As a case in point

Especially

An example being…

Namely

In addition to

10. Different Ways to Say “I don’t know”

I have no idea.

I don’t have a clue.

Beats me.

I’m not sure.

Search me

That’s good question.

I’m unsure.

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