Expressing Opinions in English


This post include expressing opinion types for different situations. For example; discussions, conference, composition, writing an essay etc… Please follow the list for expressions and examples;



Expressing a Personal Opinion;

  • In my opinion,…
  • I feel that…
  • I would say that…
  • It seems to me that…
  • I am of the opinion that …
  • Speaking personally…
  • As I see it…
  • Well, if you ask me…
  • In my view…
  • I think that…

Giving Reasons

  • I tell you all this because …
  • I base my argument on …
  • I’m already thinking that because …

Expressing Personal Doubt

  • I’m not sure if …
  • I’m not satisfied that …
  • I’m not convinced that…
  • I doubt that …




Expressing Disagreement 

  • I’m sorry but I’m of a different opinion.
  • I don’t agree with you about …
  • Sorry, I can’t accept your opinion that …

Expression Support

  • You took the words right out of my mouth.
  • That’s very important point.
  • You are right.
  • I strongly agree with you.
  • You’re quite right.



Stating Something As a Fact

  • Everyone knows that …
  • It is normally accepted that …
  • There can be no doubt that …
  • As everybody knows …
  • Nobody will deny that …

Enumeration of Points

  • Moreover …
  • In addition to that …
  • Furthermore …
  • Fist of all, I would like to say …
  • First …, second …, third …
  • Another example of this point is that …

Summing Up, Drawing Conclusions

  • Finally …
  • The obvious conclusion is …
  • Summing up, I must say that …
  • In conclusion we can say that …
  • To cut a long story short, …

Fillers in Conversation

  • Um…
  • Ok / Alright, …
  • You know …
  • By the way …
  • What I mean is …
  • So …
  • Well / Well …
  • Anyway …



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