Saying somebody is correct - Intermediate
Somebody asks 'You're an English student, aren't you?'. Here are ten expressions that you can use to say that this information is in fact correct.
10 expressions to Use In Speaking And Writing:
- Yes, that's right.
- You're quite right.
- Yes, that's correct.
- That's spot on.
- You're dead right (there).
- You've hit the nail on the head.
- You could say so.
- I'm afraid so.
- (I'm) sorry to say so.
How To Use These Phrases In Your English:
- Phrases 1, 2, and 3 are quite neutral and are just saying that what the other person asked is true.
- Phrases 4, 5, and 6 also say that the information is very exact and maybe you are surprised at how accurate the other speaker is.
- Phrase 7 is an idiom that means that the other person's question or statement is exactly true.
- Phrase 8 says that you think this is correct but that other people disagree.
- Phrases 9 and 10 are saying that the other speaker is correct but that you are unhappy about this information.