50+ Useful Ways to Express Your Opinion in English

How to express you opinion in English! The lesson below shows many useful phrases that you can use to express your opinions with ESL image.

Learn how to express your opinion in an argument in English. 

1. Sentence starters

  • I prefer…
  • I think…
  • I feel…
  • I know…
  • I believe…
  • In my opinion…
  • The best thing about…
  • The greatest part about…
  • The worst part about…
  • Everyone should…
  • …is better than … because…
  • If you liked… than you will love….

Express your Opinion

2. General Point of View

  • It is thought that…
  • Some people say that…
  • It is considered…
  • It is generally accepted that…
  • Disagreeing with an opinion
  • Yes, but…
  • I’m afraid I have to disagree.
  • I’m sorry to disagree with you, but…
  • That’s not entirely true.
  • On the contrary…
  • I’m not so sure about that.

Express your Opinion

3. Personal Point of View

  • I have seen/noticed/observed that…
  • I just don’t think it’s right that…
  • One argument in favour of … is that…
  • I think people should (have the right to) …
  • In my experience…
  • As far as I’m concerned…
  • In my opinion…
  • Personally, I think…
  • I’d say that…
  • I’d like to point out that..
  • I believe that…
  • Speaking for myself…
  • Personally, I believe (feel)…
  • I tend to think that…
  • I am sure/certain/convinced that…
  • As far as I understand/ can see, …

Express your Opinion

4. Giving the opposite opinion

  • Maybe, but it seems to me that…
  • I partly agree, but I still believe that…
  • I don’t agree. In my opinion,…
  • I completely disagree. To me,…

Express your Opinion

5. Clarifying your opinion

  • No, that’s not what I’m trying to say.
  • What I mean is …
  • No, that’s not what I mean.
  • All I’m saying is that …

6. Giving yourself time to think

  • That’s an interesting point.
  • I’ve never really thought about that.
  • Um, let me think.
  • It’s hard to say.

7. Agreeing with an opinion

  • Of course
  • You’re absolutely right.
  • Yes, I agree.
  • I think so too.
  • That’s a good point.
  • Exactly.
  • That’s true.
  • Neither do I.
  • I couldn’t agree more.

8. Making Suggestions

  • I suggest/ think you should …
  • It might be better to …
  • We/ you ought to …
  • If I were you …, I would …
  • I (don’t) think we/ you should…
  • You/ we could …
  • Couldn’t you/we…?
  • Shall we …?
  • How/What about…?
  • Why don’t you/we …?
  • Why not …?
  • Let’s …

9. Responding to suggestions

  • I was thinking exactly that myself.
  • Sounds good (to me).
  • OK, let’s do/try that.
  • Yes, let’s do that.
  • You’re right.
  • That’s a good idea.
  • It’s a good idea, but…
  • But what if…?
  • The only thing/ problem is…

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BrahmaRao Chennuri
BrahmaRao Chennuri
2 years ago

Supper it’s very helpful thank you

Melania Shilongo
Melania Shilongo
2 years ago

Very good , i want to learn more from you because it is difficult for me to express myself in English, please keep in touch

Razia Sulatana
Razia Sulatana
2 years ago

I like the contents.

Wanshika
Wanshika
1 year ago

Very good. I want to learn more.

Alina
Alina
1 year ago

Thank you

Noina Noina
Noina Noina
1 year ago

Very appreciate

Uday Sharma
Uday Sharma
1 year ago

Aaaaa

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