In the English language, there are many ways to say the phrase ‘I think.’ However, a lot of the time people continue to use this phrase despite having a wealth of other things that they could use.
In this article, we are going to look at some great ways in which you can refer to the phrase ‘I think.’ It is important to make yourself aware of these alternatives as a way of expanding your English vocabulary. There are other benefits to being able to use synonyms for this phrase, but we will look at these a little more later on.
Other Ways To Say ‘I Think’
Why Is It Important To Use Alternatives To ‘I Think’?
We touched on how using alternatives to ‘I think’ can help you to widen your English vocabulary, but it is also a great way to bring your English fluency to a new level.
When engaging with English speakers, using these synonyms is an excellent way to bring your interactions to a higher degree, allowing you to converse with English speakers more easily as well as being able to understand when these phrases are said to you.
Some of these phrases are particularly useful in arguments and debates. If you are taking part in some sort of debate, using some of these phrases can make your speaking more clearly and give you the chance to make your speech more colourful.
‘I Think’ Synonyms List
Now that we understand why it is important to be able to say ‘I think’ using different wording, we can begin to explore some of the alternative things that we can say.
- In my opinion
- As far as I’m concerned – This phrase is often used in a more authoritative sense.
- I believe that…
- I am of the opinion that…
- It is my belief…
- It seems to me/It appears to me
- To my way of thinking/In my way of thinking
- I honestly think that/ I honestly believe that…
- I am feeling that/I feel that – This is a more personal phrase which moves from thoughts and takes them to a more emotional level. This is a good phrase to use when trying to convince someone of something.
- I assume that – In this example, the speaker would use the phrase when they are not 100% certain of something, to assume means to carry the belief that something is correct.
- From my point of view
- If you ask me…
- My thoughts on the matter are…
- I consider…
- As far as I can see/ as far as I can tell
- To my mind/ In my mind
- It is my view/It is my opinion
- The way that I see it is…
When you want to say the phrase ‘I think’ in the English language, it can become tedious repeating the same phrase over and over again. However, this problem can be eliminated by using one of the many alternatives for this phrase. Not only will this help your English become more fluent and natural-sounding but it will also build your English vocabulary. These phrases are also very handy for expressing your opinions when taking part in an argument or debate and you wish to convey your thoughts clearly.
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