Conversational phrases beginning with F. Select a phrase for more details.
You can say this if you think what someone says is reasonable enough to accept or believe.
You can say this to make it appear that you don't want to criticize, correct, disagree, etc., even though that's what you're doing.
You can use this when saying that the opposite of what someone has said is true.
You can say this to let someone know they have permission to do something.
You can use this to tell someone what you'd like to do.
You can use this to tell someone what you want, esp. for food, drinks and activities.
to feel similar to something or someone else
to feel well enough to do something, especially after an illness or a bad experience
You can say this if you agree with a suggestion, or you accept what someone tells you.
You can use this to introduce the first of several things you're going to say.
You can say this when suggesting or requesting something different.
You can use this to introduce the first of several reasons, points, opinions, etc.
You can say this if you don't care if the event you're describing happens or not.
You can use this to emphasise how little you know by giving an example of what could be true.
You can say this to show you're angry or upset, or to strongly emphasize what you're saying.
You can say this if you'd like something to happen this time, as it rarely or never happens at other times.
You can say this if you don't want to appear too arrogant when giving your opinion or sharing some information, or if you're not sure if what you're saying is useful or helpful.
You can say this when you're telling someone they're wrong about something, esp. if their mistake has annoyed or insulted you.
You can use this to tell someone not worry about something because it isn't important.
You can say this when refusing a request or a demand.
You can say this if what you're telling someone is based on what you've heard or read.