Reacting to news
I didn`t know about it!
Never thought about it!
I can`t imagine! / I can`t believe it!
Who would have thought about it!
I`m really surprised / shocked.
It`s amazing / surprising / incredible / great / terrible! e.t.c.
Looks like that.
You must be joking / kidding!
You are pulling my leg!
Oh, not again!
Really? Glad to hear it.
Reacting to questions and requests
Honestly – I have no idea. Sorry.
Sorry. I`d be glad to, but…
Well, let me think…
Well, that`s a problem. But don`t worry, we`ll manage somehow.
Well, I can`t say just now / I don`t remember / I don`t know for sure. I`ll ask and tell you.
Ah, it`s quite simple. No problem.
Don`t even think of it!
Don`t even ask me!
It won`t go!
Telling a story
Well, I`d like to say some words about …
I`ll start with …
To begin with, …
First - how it all began / started/
It all started not bad, but then…
You see, the point is / was that…
And what do you think happened next?
Can you imagine? / Can you believe it?
I didn`t really know what to do.
So, as I already said / as I said before…
I was really shocked / surprised / amazed / bored / disappointed e.t.c.
Well, it was the most exciting thing ever happened to me!
That`s how it was / That`s how it happened.
I must say I`ve never regretted it.
That was something!
So, what else to say here?
Giving opinions and advice
To begin with, …
First of all…
I also think / believe that..
On one hand…
On the other hand…
And don`t forget that…
Personally I think / believe / I am (not) sure that…
As for me… / In my opinion… / To my mind…
If you ask me…
I see it like this: …
The point / the problem / the most interesting thing here is that…
I doubt if…
I doubt that…
I just wonder if…
And one more thing.
All in all…
I don`t deny that (…), but…
If I were you, I would / wouldn`t…
Look, why not try (…) ?
Why don`t you (…)?
You`d better (…)
You are absolutely right.
Right you are!
Well, I agree.
I quite agree here.
Wow, that`s great! / That`s a great idea! / Good idea! I like it.
Hey, it would be great!
It goes without saying.
Certainly / naturally / Of cause / Sure / Exactly.
I would do the same.
Well, looks like this.
Do you really think so? I am not sure.
Do you really think / believe that…?
I wouldn`t say so.
Are you sure? I doubt it.
Are you crazy?
You are killing me!
Who told you that?
Why do you think so?
What a rubbish!
Nothing of that kind.
And you call this (…)?!
But it is just unfair / stupid / silly / terrible! e.t.c.
Well, I don`t deny that (…), but…
I don`t think you are right here.
I see nothing interesting / exciting in (…)
I can`t see / I don`t know what people find in (…) /what you find in (…).
Look, what do you find in (…)
Well, say / think whatever you wish, but…
(That`s) easier said than done.
All the same, I`d better…
OK, do as you wish, but don`t say I didn`t warn you!
And you think it`s a good idea?
Why do it?
Why waste time on (…)?
Are you really going to (…)?
I don`t think it will go.
I don`t think it will work.
Don`t be stupid / silly!
Sorry for interrupting, but…
Excuse, I just wanted to add / ask something.
Can I add smething here?
Excuse me, just a moment. May I ask a question?
Asking for opinions, advice, help and information
So what do you think of it?
So what do you say?
Do you think it is worth trying?
Don`t you agree?
What would you advise?
Do you think it will go?
Do you think it will work?
Look, I seem to have a problem.
I want / need your advice.
Have you ever heard about (…)
Do you happen to know / remember (…)?
Have I got it right?
Date: 2015-12-24; view: 694