Useful English Expressions
In the English language there are many common English phrases which are every useful in a variety of different conversations. The following are some useful English expressions that you can use to keep a conversation going or to start up a conversation.
Common English Conversation Phrases
- I imagine – When you add “I imagine” to a sentence it prepares your listener that you’ll be referring to what you imagine might happen with a certain event.
- That reminds me – To add “that reminds me” to a topic it helps to keep a conversation going by incorporating a new idea that may or may not remind you of the original conversation.
- “I don’t know anything about that but I’m guessing it’s like this…” – This expression allows you to speak and talk about a topic without having any previous knowledge about it.
- “I want to be…” – This refers to wanting to be like someone else or you want to be in a relationship.
- “Let’s pretend…” – This is when you want to play make-believe with friends. It allows you to use your imagination and pretend things are real when they aren’t.
- “… just kidding..” –You can use this when you say something that you don’t mean literally. “I don’t like cake, just kidding, I do!”
- “I can’t relate to your situation but…” – This allows you to interact with someone’s situation that you can’t relate to but you want to provide some positive support.
- “This is normally where I would try to impress you but I’m not.” – Impressing people can be exhausting although it is great when you find someone you can be yourself around. This is where you can use this sentence when you don’t have to put on an act to impress anyone.
- “I’m here by myself. Do you mind if I join you?” – This phrase allows you to maybe join in on a group or meet someone that you may be interested in talking to.