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DO NOT SAY 'I think…' – say THIS instead – 21 more advanced alternative phrases



‘I think’ is overused and boring – improve your spoken English with these 21 more advanced alternative phrases for ‘I think’. STOP saying ‘I think’ and say this instead! Sign up to audible for a FREE audiobook: http://amzn.to/2ixYg3Z
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Ragnar Þórhallsson
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Ragnar Þórhallsson

You very beautiful

Jose Rodríguez
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Jose Rodríguez

Very importan and you are so cute .

Vanessa Quiseo
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Vanessa Quiseo

I did enjoy this format. It is more entertaining 🙂

Betson Felix Costa
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Betson Felix Costa

I never saw anything in all of my as beautiful as you.

Romi Mnd
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Romi Mnd

Thanks Lucy that was super useful

Aykut Tamer
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Aykut Tamer

What about "to my understanding"?

poppy paul
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poppy paul

i think you're cute.

Jonathan Finan
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Jonathan Finan

Draw-ring?
Vocablary?

Rohit Yadav
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Rohit Yadav

In next video
Lucy: Do not forget to check out my wedding invitation card in the description box…

Eddie Kedze
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Eddie Kedze

I enjoyed it,now I would say I've got more options now.How about "in my in opinion"?

Atif Khan
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Atif Khan

Kindly make a video for same sound words different meaning thanks

King Loo
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King Loo

Whatever you’re teaching me. I can’t concentrate.

JIN TAO AL WING CHUN
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JIN TAO AL WING CHUN

From another purley fictional perspective…Luv is blind, cause of Reck McGreck the brick layer and Lucy the English Linguistic Mistress. He has always reckoned himself as a bit of a lad (among the ladies) ever since he started dating Lucy; reckoning he's a great lover and as tough as nails but really (as he would like to say "Talking to me or chewing a brick either way you lose your teeth") everyone else (except Lucy) reckons he's all mouth and no action, that couldn't punch or munch, his way out of a wet paper bag no matter how hard he… Read more »

Abdellatif Reslanebnnj
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Abdellatif Reslanebnnj

A lot of work behind this video. Experience (along with regular hard work) is paying its dividends.

Mustafa M. Zedan
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Mustafa M. Zedan

I wish to be one of your students 🤤
I think 🤔
I will be evolve 😅

Will Chiang
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Will Chiang

I am the cool and dirty man who u will never get! 8===>

Virginia Moss
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Virginia Moss

Why does one even need to preface what one says in any version of "I think"? It's obvious that what is being said is what the speaker is thinking. If the speaker is saying something of someone else's mind, they should reference that someone else. So there's no need to preface at all.

Kevin Ariel Hernández Martínez
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Kevin Ariel Hernández Martínez

Thank you for this incredible lesson. I learned a lot with you. Thanks, Lucy.

Rumel Chowdhury
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Rumel Chowdhury

Darling we bangla translet??
thanks it's help full

Gaucho Teixeirinha
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Gaucho Teixeirinha

Goddess of beauty 👑

harry nugroho
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harry nugroho

Before watching this video, i said" i think you are beautiful", and after watching the video, i said" i would say, you are beautiful".

Kate UA
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Kate UA

Thank you very much for this lesson wih was really fun

islam elshaer
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islam elshaer

marry me and u can say whatever u want, ur husband from Egypt 😘

Neldidellavittoria
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Neldidellavittoria

If you ask me, your ex's wedding was a flop. XD

odina migowe
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odina migowe

Hello Lucy, thank you for this wonderful lesson. But I have a question for you, what if I say,
"As I can see….."
Is this can be the same as I think

Christopher Caldwell
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Christopher Caldwell

I'm just saying this format was hilarious!

adopt a heritage
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adopt a heritage

Without any rhetorics.. Wow ur face is gleaming… 🥰🥰

Nilufaraneh S
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Nilufaraneh S

I should've called to my girl friend today

youandwhosearmy?
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youandwhosearmy?

I want a new girlfriend and she has to look EXACTLY like this. Hey, I'm not going to lie to you. Look! I've learnt to speak excellent English.

Wenqing Li
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Wenqing Li

open WeChat account

Rajan Singh
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Rajan Singh

Very informative chapter, but I want you make a chapter on how to impress British girls???

Bahous Yasmine
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Bahous Yasmine

thankkke you sooo muchh

Katarzyna Jurecka
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Katarzyna Jurecka

I love your lessons! You've helped me improve not only my English, but also my teaching skills! I'm from Poland and I teach English there. My students adore listening to you and watching your videos. I truly appreciate the hard work you do. You're an inspiration 🙂
Greetings from Poland 🙂

State of Being
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State of Being

So… "I'm not gonna lie…" (like I usually do). I think "I think" sounds better.

Beppe Bazza
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Beppe Bazza

the story was so funny !!

Giovanni Toni
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Giovanni Toni

I 've really appreciated. 😊

Tony Recoder
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Tony Recoder

Your videos are quite nurturing as well as mind-boggling if you ask me. Thank you for helping me knock my English into shape. 😘🙏

Telma Schmidt
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Telma Schmidt

Excellent!!!

Shahad Alamry
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Shahad Alamry

Can I say ( in my opinion) or not

Valvile Wensley
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Valvile Wensley

I feel that Lucy is helping us a lot… thank u so much Lucy

Sally Pan
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Sally Pan

I am your new follower who started the first video of yours yesterday. That story did make me stay in the end haha.

Ipermaga
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Ipermaga

i stayed till the end just to see the end of the story

toninho costa
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toninho costa

All examples in the video are about wedding 😂

Karolina Moskala
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Karolina Moskala

Love it and share with my students, thanks!

gmartinez77
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gmartinez77

I’d say that the story was funny. I laughed from the begging. But, in the other hand, from my point of view, it sounds scary living it. Tks for the funniest examples.

Cherry Jug
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Cherry Jug

11:22 yeah we have that in Turkish culture, too. The bride and groom cuts the wedding cake together. ✨🦩and It SeEms T0 mE ThAT most of the cultures have that 😄

Karyl Jan Gepanayao
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Karyl Jan Gepanayao

Omg!! Ur so awesome Lucy!!! Love watching ur vids!! It helps me a lot!!! Thanks you!!!👌😘😘😘