Supporting Opinions

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Giving your opinion

I think that . . .

For me . . .

I don't think that . . .

I agree with that . . .

I don't agree with that . . .

In my opinion . . .

Asking for support or details

Why do you think about that?

what's your attitude?

Could you elaborate?

Can you tell me your ideas?

Could you give (me) an example?

Can you illustrate that?

What evidence do you have?

Could you explain it in more detail?

Could you provide some details?

Supporting your opinions

Let me illustrate,

For example,

For instance,

To give you an example,

Let me give you an example,

To elaborate,

First, (second), etc.

(These phrases can be followed by details, examples, elaboration, or a summary of your main points.)

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