How many times have you complained about your food or drinks in a restaurant? Or in a hotel, maybe even a travel agency or at work? I’m sure you know how to complain in your native language. But, do you know how to complain in English? In case you’re not quite sure, I’ll try to show you some useful and effective ways to complain in English.
When we give our opinion, we say what we think about something. We can express our opinion in many different ways, but we should take care of the way we’re expressing it. The thing is that we should try not to be too direct as it may be contradictory to someone else’s opinion
We make requests when we ask someone to do something for us. Therefore, we should be polite and try not to be too direct. For example, we shouldn’t say: “Lend me your car for the weekend” because the person we’re asking for a favour will most probably not lend us the car because we sound rude.