Opinion ( Expression )

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Asking &  Giving opinion

Expression

Expression

Asking Opinion Giving opinion
How was the trip?How do you like your new house? 

How do you think of Rina’s idea?

How do you feel about this dicition?

What is your opinions of the movie?

What are your feelings about it?

I think (that)….In my opinion…. 

As I see, …

If you ask me, I feel…

Other examples

Those expressions are used to ask for opinions.

  • What do you think of this refrigerator?
  • So, do you think I should buy those florescent light bulbs?

Those expressions are used to give opinions.

  • I think the other one’s better.
  • In my opinion, you should buy the florescent light bulbs.

Here are other expressions that you can also use:

Asking Opinion Giving opinion
  • What is your opinion?
  • What do you think of…?
  • How do you feel about…?
  • How do you see …?
I think …I believe … 

I feel …

It seems to me …

11. Agreement/disagreement

Ketika kita merasa sependapat dengan opini orang lain, kita bisa mengatakan:

  • So do I
  • Yes, I agree with you
  • It is certainly
  • Exactly
  • That’s what I want to say
  • I am with you
  • I am on your side
  • Yes, I agree
  • That’s quite true
  • You’re absolutely right!
  • I’m of exactly the same opinion
  • I think so
  • I go along that line
  • I agree completely
  • That’s true.
  • Absolutely.
  • Definitely.
  • I couldn’t agree more.
  • I know what you mean.
  • I suppose you’re right

Ketika kita merasa tidak sependapat dengan opini orang lain, kita bisa mengatakan:

  • Well, I don’t think so
  • I don’t think that is true
  • I disagree with …
  • I wouldn’t say that
  • Exactly not
  • I can’t say so
  • On contrary
  • I don’t buy that idea
  • I’m afraid I entirely disagree
  • I can’t agree
  • I don’t think it’s very good
  • Surely not
  • I am sorry, but I have to disagree
  • I couldn’t agree less
  • I’m not sure I can agree

Other expression of disagreeing

Useful vocabulary for disagreeing
no
I don’t agree
that’s not true
I don’t accept that
Note: ‘no’ is usually followed by a statement (see below)(quite direct)
(quite formal)
 

Examples:
No, I don’t think that’s what happened.
No, that’s not a good idea.

Source : http://aguswuryanto.wordpress.com/materi-pembelajaran-sma/

Author  : Mr. Agus Wuryanto


Other expression of disagreeing

Useful vocabulary for disagreeing
no
I don’t agree
that’s not true
I don’t accept that
Note: ‘no’ is usually followed by a statement (see below)(quite direct)
(quite formal)
Examples:
No, I don’t think that’s what happened.
No, that’s not a good idea.

12. Fear, anxiety (Ketakutan dan kegelisahan)