Translate to your language

Sunday, February 17, 2019

English Expression : Asking for Permission, Giving Permission and Refusing Permission

Asking for Permission
1. Can I ....?
2. Could I .....?
3. May I .....?
4. Do you mind if .....?
5. Would you mind .....?
6. Would it be all right ....?
7. Do you think I could ....?
8. I wonder if .....?
9. I'm wondering if .....?
10. Is it all right .....?
11. Is it okey .....?

Giving Permission
1. Of course
2. Yes, certainly
3. Yes, that's fine
4. Yes, that's all right
5. Yes, sure
6. Okey
7. Why not
8. Go ahead
9. Yes, indeed

Refusing Permission
1. I'm afraid you cant't
2. Sorry, ....
3. I'm afraid not
4. I'm sorry it's not allowed
5. I'd like to but .....
6. I'm afraid we can't permit that
7. I'm afraid we couldn't permit that
8. Well, I would rather you didn't
9. Sorry, no one is allowed

Example
Jean : Do you think I could borrow your camera?
July : Yes, of course

Dani : Do you mind if I smoke here?
Rani : That's all right.

Wina : May I leave my luggage here?
Luna : I'm afraid you can't

Follow by Email