Штампованный английский – 13

Комплименты

 

Когда вы хвалите внешность собеседника:

 

You look nice.

You look amazing!

What a beautiful (+ существительное)!

I like your (+существительное).

 

Когда вы хвалите угощение:

 

The lasagna is delicious.

You’re a fantastic cook.

My compliments to the chef!

 

Когда вы хвалите жильё вашего собеседника:

 

What a nice apartment!

You have a beautiful home.

 

Когда вы хвалите детей вашего собеседника:

 

He’s/She’s so cute!

Your kids are a lot of fun.

 

 

Уверенность

 

I’m absolutely sure.

I’m positive that…

I have no doubt that…

I’m a hundred percent certain.

I’m convinced that…

 

 

Сомнения

 

Chances are that…

Odds are that…

I seriously doubt it.

I don’t think so.

Probably not.

It’s not very likely.

There’s not much chance of that.

I’d be very surprised if that happened.

I wouldn’t bet on it.

That’ll never happen.

 

Заинтересованность

 

It’s fascinating.

It’s intriguing.

I couldn’t tear myself away.

I couldn’t put it down. (когда речь о книге)

I was so into it, I lost track of time.

 

 

Скука

 

It does nothing for me.

I was bored to tears.

I was bored to death.

I was dying of boredom.

It’s about as exciting as watching paint dry.

 

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