Study this dialog. Pay close attention to the underlined expression!
John is Melanie’s classmate. He didn’t come to a meeting held in previous day. So, he asked Melanie about the meeting.
JOHN : “How was the meeting yesterday, Mel? Did you enjoy it?”
MELANI : “Yes I did. It was really delightful.”
JOHN : “Were there a lot of people there?”
MELANI : “Of course. You know, the meeting was attended by more than fifty students. The discussion was not only conducted by Mr. Joko but also Mr. Johnson. He is a native speaker from England. You know what? I was chosen to sing our national anthem before the meeting.”
JOHN : “Wow that was fantastic. I wish I was there at that time.”
MELANI : “You really should be there John.”
- If we are pleased with something, we can use the following expressions :
- It is delightful (marvelous, fascinating, enjoyable).
- I had a splendid time.
- That’s wonderful.
- I’m very pleased with it.
- I’m delighted to hear that.
- It gives me pleasure.
- If we are displeased, we can use the following expressions :
- It was very poor.
- It’s a shame.
- That’s too bad.
- I was very disappointed.
- Oh no.
- Oh, hell no.
- What a nuisance!
- I really hate…….
- It really makes me angry.
- I’m very annoyed.
- I can’t stand ……..
- I’m feed up with …..
- I’m extremely displeased to …….