Rabu, 11 Januari 2012

Expressing asking for, giving, and refusing permission.

In expressing asking for, giving and refusing permission there are some common phrases such as :

Asking for permission :

  • Can I...?
  • Is it okay if...?
  • May I...?
  • Could I...?
  • Would you mind if...?
Giving permission :
  • Yes, you can.
  • Sure.
  • Go ahead.
  • Yes, you may.
  • I don't mind.
  • No problem.
Refusing permission
  • I'm afraid not.
  • No, I think.
  • No, you cannot.
  • You couldn't do that.
  • Sorry, you are not permitted.

Here is the example of the usage of expressing agreement in daily conversation:

SpeaKomic is created using

The expressions that are used in the SpeaKomic are :

Asking for permission

  • Is it okay if I sit there?
  • Would you mind if I ask you something.
Giving permission

  • Go ahead.
Refusing permission
  • No, I think. 

From the SpeaKomic above, we also can find some daily idioms/phrases:

  • ..To run into you here. 
        It means to meet someone, somewhere coincidentally.
  • Broke up
        It means discontinue an association or relation or going different ways by ending     
  • To be honest
        It means that we utter something honestly, without lying.
  • I'm trying to have a life.
        Have a life means that you continue your life ordinarily.

1 komentar:

  1. wah bahkan ditambahkan dengan memberikan keterangan idiom dan lain lain. sangat membantu. terima kasih banyak :)