Various Expressions (Part 2)

Expressions used to show anger

  1. Shame on you.
  2. You are too clever. 
  3. You are cunning guy / fellow. 
  4. Don’t try to be over smart. 
  5. You should be ashamed of yourself.
  6. I haven’t seen a mean fellow like you. 
  7. Don’t teach me, I was not born yesterday. 
  8. How dare you speak to me like that?
  9. What the hell do you mean?
  10. What a nuisance!
  11. What’s all the fuss about?
  12. I don’t give a damn what you think of me. 
  13. What a rotten nasty trick!
  14. I don’t care what it is. 
  15. Go to hell.
  16. Never heard of such a nonsense!
  17. What’s all this nonsense about?
  18. Oh, stop complaining you make me sick.
  19. What on earth is happening here?
  20. I hate the whole rotten system.
  21. What the hell do you want?
  22. Are you trying to make a fool of me?
  23. It’s none of your business.
  24. Are you accusing me?

Expressions used for encouraging. 

  1. Don’t worry. I am with you. 
  2. Rest assured, everything will be alright. 
  3. Don’t hesitate, tell me. 
  4. You can do it.
  5. You have done it.
  6. Bravo! / Excellent! / Great!
  7. Have confidence in yourself. 
  8. God help those who help themselves. 

Expressions used to make suggestions or giving advice.


  1. Let’s play chess.
  2. Let’s wash the room. 
  3. Let’s go to market. 
  4. Why don’t we discuss this point again?
  5. Why not inform everything to the parents?
  6. Why not discuss the matter with your wife?
  7. Why don’t we meet tomorrow and finalise the things?
  8. What about having drink?
  9. What about donating something for this cause?
  10. What about fighting the election?
  11. You should improve your English. 
  12. We should go to temple. 
  13. They should meet the principal.
  14. You ought to look after you parents. 
  15. You ought to consult a good physician. 
  16. They ought to meet the principal. 
  17. You had better change your dress. (It would be better to change your dress.)
  18. He had better stop gambling. (It is better he stopped gambling.)
  19. She had better stop taking drugs. (It is better she stopped taking drugs.)
  20. You had better not miss the last bus. (It would be unwise to miss it / I advise you not to miss it.)
  21. You had better fly. (It would be best for you to fly / I advise you to fly.)
  22. I had better ring him at once. (This would be a good thing to do / the best thing to do.)
  23. If I were you I would buy this house. (He advised me to buy this house.)
  24. If I were you I would lodge an FIR against Ram. (He advised me to lodge FIR against Ram.)

Expressing approximation. 

  1. There are about 300 people working in this company. 
  2. There are approximately 300 people working in this company. 
  3. There are a large number of students interested in joining this course.
  4. It’s difficult to say but I would guess that it is used for polishing the steel. 
  5. I am not really sure but I think they enjoyed playing in the rains. 
  6. Management predicts upto 40% growth in sales during the coming year. 
  7. It’s the type of place you can go to relax for a month or so. 
  8. It’s kind of pencil sharpener which can also be used as eraser. 

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