Expressing Relief, Pain and Pleasure

Standard
  • Expressing relief

·    Thank goodnees!
·    Thank heavens!
·    What a relief!
·    I’m glad about…!
·    It’s great relief!
·    Whew!
Example:

Anne: Grey! Don’t you know that our final exam mark has been announced?

Grey: What? Are you sure that it has been announced?

Anne: Of course. What happens?

Grey: It is because I did not do the test well and I am afraid that I will get D for this subject. Our teacher has told me, if I don’t pass this exam I will be kicked from this school.

Anne: Don’t make a joke, Grey! I think no one will kick you out from this school.

Grey: How can you know?

Anne: Because you get C!

Grey: Whew! Thank God! Thanks Anne!

Anne: You’re welcome, Grey!

  • Expressing pain

·    Ouch. It hurts!
·    Ugh, it’s very painful!
·    Ouch!
·    Oh, it’s killing me!

Example:

Lorence: Hei! Watch out!

Raisha: Ouch!

Lorence: Are you OK?

Raisha: Ugh, it hurts!

Lorence: I had warned you! Why don’t you watch around before cross the road?

Raisha: I don’t bring my glasses. I am sorry.

Lorence: Ok. Let’s have medicine.

 

  • Expressing pleasure

·    Great!
·    Terrific!
·    I’m pleased.
·    I enjoyed it.
·    I love it.
·    It was terrific.
·    I’m delighted.

Example:

Tommy: Barnney, how is your new job? Do you like it?

Barnney: No, it doesn’t seem like what I imagine before. How about yours?

Tommy: I’m delighted! My boss is very kind person. He gives me a lot of work to do but he always appreciates my work eventhough it is bad.

Barnney: What a lucky man you are! Congrats boy!

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