Add variety to expressing your opinion

Today let’s see some alternative ways we can introduce an idea or opinion.

The most common form we tend to use is “I think”.

There are various ways to introduce and idea or a personal opinion.

The expression “I think” can sound a bit overused, while other alternatives are waiting there to spice up your conversational style. Why not use them?

1-Minute Tip ⏳

Using synonyms helps gain variety

Find a handful of alternative expressions that have a similar meaning to “I think”.

  • Keep them in your “vocabulary pocket”.
  • Use them intentionally when speaking.
  • Soon they will become second nature.

You don’t need a ton of them. A handful are enough.

Some suggested forms you could try:

– In my opinion …

– The way I see it …

– I would say it’s …

– If you ask me, …

– It seems to me that …

– I feel that it’s …

Of course these expressions are not all perfectly interchangeable in all situations.

Knowing what ideas they can be used together with is important. It takes some practice. Learning them in context is highly recommended, so you learn both the expression and its use.

This content is authentic and it is not AI generated. I write it for you based on my 20+ years of teaching experience.


👋 Hi, I’m Gábor.

I facilitate English business communication between Spanish speakers and the world.

Talk to you next time. 🙂

Gábor 🙂

Connect | Gábor Légrádi | MA, RSA/CTEFLA

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