More common expressions

Here are some more common English expressions which will be useful in many different situations.

OK
of course
of course not
that's fine
that's right
sure
certainly
definitely
absolutely
as soon as possible
that's enough
it doesn't matter
it's not important
it's not serious
it's not worth it
I'm in a hurry
I've got to go
I'm going out
sleep well
same to you!
me too
not bad
I like …
him
her
it
I don't like …
him
her
it

Thanks and apologies

thanks for your …
help
hospitality
email
thanks for everything
I'm sorry
I'm really sorry
sorry I'm late
sorry to keep you waiting
sorry for the delay

Exclamations

look!
great!
come on!
only joking! or just kidding!
bless you! (after a sneeze)
that's funny!
that's life!
damn it!

Instructions

come in!
please sit down
could I have your attention, please?
let's go!
hurry up!
get a move on!
calm down
steady on!
hang on a second
hang on a minute
one moment, please
just a minute
take your time
please be quiet
shut up!
stop it!
don't worry
don't forget
help yourself
go ahead
let me know!

If you would like to let someone pass through a door in front of you, it is polite to say:

after you!

Words related to place

here
there
everywhere
nowhere
somewhere

Common questions

where are you?
what's this?
what's that?
is anything wrong?
what's the matter?
is everything OK?
have you got a minute?
have you got a pen I could borrow?
really?
are you sure?
why?
why not?
what's going on?
what's happening?
what happened?
what?
where?
when?
who?
how?
how many?
how much?

Congratulations and commiserations

congratulations!
well done!
good luck!
bad luck!
never mind!
what a pity! or what a shame!
happy birthday!
happy New Year!
happy Easter!
happy Christmas! or merry Christmas!
happy Valentine's Day!
glad to hear it
sorry to hear that

Expressing needs and feelings

I'm tired
I'm exhausted
I'm hungry
I'm thirsty
I'm bored
I'm worried
I'm looking forward to it
I'm in a good mood
I'm in a bad mood
I can't be bothered

More ways to greet or say goodbye to someone

welcome!
welcome to …
England
long time, no see!
all the best!
see you tomorrow!

Asking and expressing opinions

what do you think?
I think that ...
I hope that ...
I'm afraid that ...
in my opinion, ...
I agree
I disagree or I don't agree
that's true
that's not true
I think so
I don't think so
I hope so
I hope not
you're right
you're wrong
I don't mind
it's up to you
that depends
that's interesting
that's funny, ...
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