Expressing Relief, Pain and Pleasure

Expressing Pleasure
PainExpressing Pleasure: expressing enjoyment, happiness or satisfaction
Use to express pleasure, showing one’s feeling of happiness.
The expression that you can use:
1. Great!
2. Terrific!
3. Fantastic!
4. I’m pleased.
5. I enjoyed it.
6. I love it.
7. It was terrific.
8. I’m delighted.
9. It is very delighted.
10. It is great pleasure.
11. I am happy (for) …
12. I am glad.
13. I can’t say how pleased/delighted/glad/happy I am
14. It’s wonderful.
15. How marvelous.
16. Isn’t this great?

Expressing Pleasure Dialogue
Jasper : What are you doing now?
Bella : I am reading a novel.
Jasper : A novel?
Bella : Yeah, and I enjoy it, because this novel is very interesting.
Jasper : Can I borrow that novel tomorrow?
Bella : Of course, you can.
Jasper : Thanks a lot Bella!

Expressing Relief
Expressing Relief: expressing a lessened pain or stress.
Use to express relief. When we have problem, then we can solve it, we will feel relief. In other situation, when we worry about something that we will face, then we can face it, we will also feel relief. A relief is lessening or ending of pain and worry.
The following are expression of relief:

1. What a relief!
2. That’s a relief.
3. I’m very relieved to hear that.
4. I’m glad everything is running well.
5. I’m glad it’s done.
6. It’s very relaxing.
7. Thank God for that.
8. Thank goodness.
9. Thank heavens.
10. I feel so relieved.
11. Oh, good!
12. Oh, marvelous.
13. I’m glad about…!
14. It’s great relief.
15. Whew!

Expressing Relief Dialogue
Daughter : Mom, can I go to my friend’s birthday party tonight?
Mother : Whose party, honey?
Daughter : David’s party.
Mother : What! Do you mean that David? I don’t think he’s a suitable boy. I will never allow you to go there.
Daughter : But, mom….
Mother : No buts, Sarah! You are not going to a party at his house. Never!

The next day, Mrs. Smith went to the supermarket to shop. Suddenly she saw an old school friend from years ago. Her name used to be Alice Cowper, but now, she was Mrs. Alice Templeton, mother of the infamous David, the monster of Sarah’s class.
That night, Mrs. Smith told Sarah that maybe she had been too harsh with her over David’s party. Therefore, she was changing her mind and allowing her to attend David’s party on Saturday night. Sarah was much relieved. Throwing her arms around her mother, Sarah said: Sarah : Oh, mother, thank you so much. Everyone thought I was such an idiot for not being allowed to attend David’s party. He is really such a sweet boy. I’m so happy and relieved. Mother : Don’t get carried away, Sarah.

Expressing Pain
Expressing Pain: expressing emotional or mental suffering.
Use to express if you get hurt
When we get sick, we must feel pain on our part of body. When we get an accident, and we get injured because of it, we must feel pain.

The following are some expressions of expressing pain:
1. It’s very painful. I can’t stand it.
2. The pain hurt me very much.
3. That hurts!
4. Oh, my headaches.
5. It hurts me so much.
6. My back pains me.
7. Ouch!
8. Oh, it’s killing me!

Expressing Pain Dialogue
(James falls down from the tree. Andy tries to help him.)
Andy : Are you okay?
James : Ouch! That hurts.
Andy : Let me help you.
James : Thanks.
Andy : You should be more careful.


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GEC -Global English Club- is extracurricular of MA KHAS Kempek Cirebon West Java Indonesia with vision "Be Intellectual by English".
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2 Responses to Expressing Relief, Pain and Pleasure

  1. Pingback: Kinds of Expression in English | GEC KHAS Kempek

  2. Herman says:

    Thank you for help.

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