Lindsay McMahon
"The English Adventurer"
Michelle Kaplan
"The New York Radio Girl"

How to state a strong opinion in English

Do you want to command more respect when you share your opinion?

Do you want people to listen to you?

There are 4 phrases in English that you can use when you introduce an opinion that you feel strongly about.

Here they are:

  • “Look,…”
  • “Listen,….”
  • “Here’s how I see it,…”
  • “Here’s what I think….and here’s why….”


These phrases are especially useful if you work in the legal field or any field where you need to have a point of view and have people listen to you.

They could help in any field where you are an authority and you need to convince people of something.

These phrases could also be useful if you want to get a point across in your personal relationships.

Listen to the podcast for examples of how we use these phrases in conversation.


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Have you ever used these phrases?

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