We always use ‘I think…’ when we want to express our opinion, but if we repeat ‘I think…’ many times in a passage, others may think our English level is too basic and we can sound boring too. Besides, ‘I think…’ sometimes cannot deliver our thoughts accurately.
Let’s learn 8 new sentences to replace ‘I think…’ so you can have more variation when expressing yourself in English!
1. From my point of view/ perspective
eg. From my point of view, making the bed in the morning is a waste of time.
2. As far as I’m concerned
eg. As far as I’m concerned, owning a dog is much better than owning a cat.
3. I am of the opinion that
eg. I am of the opinion that staying home is much more fun that going to the nightclub.
4. I would say
eg. A lot of people love Andy Lau, but I would say he is not that charming to me.
5. I suppose
eg. I suppose you have subscribed my channel, but I am not that sure.
6. It seems to me that
eg. It seems to me that having buffet is a torture because I would want to vomit afterwards.
7. My impression is that
eg. A lot of Hong Kong people want to learn how to tune their accent, but my impression is that it doesn’t sound that bad!
8. The way I see it
eg. The way I see it, forcing kids to develop an interest is a waste of time.
With these useful phrases, we hope you won’t need to use ‘I think…’ too often in the future!