How to Make Polite Complaints in English

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Whenever we are not satisfied with something, we complain to communicate the problem. Though complaining is quite common in our everyday lives, you will hardly find someone comfortable listening to complaints. However, if you can complain politely, people may find … continue reading

How to Ask Someone for a Job Opportunity in English

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Knowing how to ask for a job opportunity is the key to finding your desired job. You can either ask the employers through spoken words or written inquiries to find vacant positions. However, many of you, especially fresh graduates, may face difficulties asking someone for a job opportunity in English.

Well! Let us try finding the answer to the question, “How to Ask Someone for a Job Opportunity in English?”

“Do you have any openings in your company?” is the most common expression that you can use to ask someone for a job opportunity. Politely ask different employers from your real and virtual network, your friends, relatives, or counselors at job fairs for a job opportunity either over the phone, in person, or in written form.

How to Ask for a Favor in English

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When you ask for a favor from someone, you actually request them or ask them to do something beneficial for you. To do so, you must use convincing expressions so that they do you that favor. Remember! Unless you ask for a favor from someone appropriately, you can’t expect to get it.

In this post, I’ll share some expressions that can help you ask for favors in English from your friends, family members, teachers, colleagues, bosses, and others.

“Would you please do me a favor?” and “Can I ask you for a favor?” are the two most common expressions to ask for a favor in English. While asking for a favor, you are expected to be polite in your choice of words, tone, and body language. You should also be minimalistic and specific about the favor you ask for.

How to Express Regret in English

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Generally, regret is a feeling that we express when we feel bad for doing or not doing something. You will hardly find someone who never regretted any of their behaviors or actions. I find some of my ESL students make mistakes in their assignments, miss interesting lectures and forget the assessment dates, and later regret it.

However, most of them face problems expressing their regret verbally or in emails or texts. No worries! I’ll discuss some very common and smart ways of expressing regret in English in detail in this post.

There are many phrases you can use to regret doing or not doing something, such as “I regret…”, “I wish I had…”, “I repent for…”, and “I should have….” The following table shows 11 different expressions with examples that you can use to express regret.

How to Express Condolences in English

Expressing Condolences

When someone dies, we show our sympathy to their relatives or friends. Though it’s difficult to console someone when they lose their dear ones, your condolence can help them restore their strength. However, it appears challenging for many ESL speakers … continue reading

100+ Examples of How to Offer Something in English

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Offering something to someone is an act of generosity, and it is quite common as a part of our social customs. Though the purpose of offering always seems noble, it may go wrong if you don’t know how to do it.

In this post, I’ll share some example sentences about offering something to someone, such as food, a job, help, a gift, a company, friendship, a discount, assurance, explanations, incentives, etc.

While offering something to someone, the expression may come out in the form of questions, requests, or asking for permission. There are so many ways you can offer someone food, help, gift, company, friendship, job, assurance, explanation, discount, incentives, etc. Here are some examples: