Various Expressions (Part 1)

//Various Expressions (Part 1)

Various Expressions (Part 1)

Expressions used for Making Request

  1. Give me your pen sir.
  2. Will you lend me your pen sir?
  3. Can you lend me your pen sir?
  4. Might I borrow your car?
  5. Would you lend me your car?
  6. Please give me your eraser.

Use of Would and Could for expressing request.

  1. Would you deposit my application at the bank?
  2. Would you accompany me to the hospital?
  3. Would you be kind enough to inform me about his health?
  4. Would you count these notes?
  5. Could show me the way to hospital?
  6. Could you lend me 1000/-?
  7. Could you inform me about my marks?
  8. Could you lend me your sofa set on Sunday?

Expressions used for making complaints

  1. I am sorry to say this but….
  2. I am sorry to bother you but….
  3. I am sorry to have to say this but…
  4. I am sorry to bring this up but….
  5. I regret to bring to your notice…
  6. There may have been a misunderstanding about…
  7. I think you might have forgotten to….

Examples:

  1. I am sorry to say this but your son was throwing stones at my dog yesterday.
  2. I am sorry to have to say this but I think we need to try another approach to this problem. 
  3. I am sorry to bother you but I think you need to revise your lessons. 
  4. I am sorry to bring this up but your dog has bitten my son. 
  5. I think you might have forgotten to submit the report on time. 
  6. I regret to bring to your notice that you haven’t paid the rent for this month so far. 
  7. Don’t get me wrong but I think we should concentrate on our exams as of now. 
  8. There may have been misunderstanding about what we expected from your firm. 

Expressions used for persuasion.

  1. Do have a cup of tea. 
  2. You should have a cup of tea.
  3. How about buying a car?
  4. Why don’t you buy a car?
  5. I am sure you would buy a car soon. 
  6. Perhaps you would be interested in buying a car. 
  7. Do you think I must buy this car?
  8. Why don’t you change your dress?
  9. Do have some breakfast before leaving.

Expressions used to ask information. 

  1. Could you tell me…?
  2. Could you find out…?
  3. Do you know…?
  4. Do you happen to know…?
  5. I would like to know…
  6. I am looking for….
  7. I am interested in…
  8. I am calling to find out / know….
  9. I am calling to know / enquire of…

Examples:

  1. Could you tell me when the next bus leaves?
  2. Could you find out why she is not coming today?
  3. Do you know how much this room costs?
  4. Do you happen to know where she lives?
  5. I would like to know what you think about our new project.
  6. I am interested in buying this house. 
  7. I am looking for information about tourist places in Kolkatta.
  8. I am calling to find out if Shatabadi Express has arrived?
  9. I am calling to enquire about the offer published in today’s newspaper.
  10. What are the fees?
  11. When does the library open?
  12. Do you think you could tell me how to get to this address?
  13. I want to catch the Vashi bus. Could you tell me where the bus stop is please?
  14. How much is the fare to Thane?
  15. What’s the date today?
  16. Could you tell me how to get to the bus station?
  17. Excuse me. Where’s the number 178 bus stop?
  18. What’s the telephone number there?
  19. How often are there trains from here to Mumbai?
  20. Could you tell me the times of trains to Chennai please?
  21. What different colours does the car come in?
  22. Does this bus stop at Mumbra station?
  23. Is this the right road to Gandhi Chowk?
By |2017-06-22T10:42:39+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|4 Comments

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  1. karthik 22/06/2017 at 11:12 AM - Reply

    Very well explained.

  2. Pravina 22/06/2017 at 1:04 PM - Reply

    Excellent way to express the expressions!

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