I’m looking forward to

When telling someone that you are ‘looking forward to’ you are saying that you are waiting or hoping for something, especially with pleasure. Here are some examples: “I’m looking forward to meeting you.” “I’m looking forward to talking with you.” “I’m looking forward to going on vacation.” “I’m looking forward to spending time with my […]

I have something + (verb)

When using the expression ‘I have something’ you are communicating that you possess something or need to do something that is unspecified or undetermined. Here are some examples: “I have something to complete.” “I have something to share with you.” “I have something important to tell you.” “I have something to encourage you.” “I have […]

I’m here to + (verb)

You are informing someone that you are at a particular place to accomplish something. Here are some examples: “I’m here to apply for the job.” “I’m here to take a test.” “I’m here to receive my gift.” “I’m here to support all your decisions.” “I’m here to watch a movie.” “I’m here to work on […]

I want you to + (verb)

I want you to’ is telling someone that you have a desire or would like for them to do something. Here are some examples: “I want you to clean the dishes.” “I want you to come home right after school.” “I want you to call once you get there.” “I want you to explain yourself […]

I’m not used to + (verb-ing)

Here you are using ‘not used to’ to inform someone that you are unfamiliar or uncomfortable with a topic at hand. Here are some examples: “I’m not used to talking English.” “I’m not used to studying so much.” “I’m not used to being around new people.” “I’m not used to talking in front of groups […]

I was busy + (verb-ing)

When using the word ‘was’, you are referring to something in a past tense, or something that happened before. Combining it with the word ‘busy’ you can express something that was occupying you in a past time. Here are some examples: “I was busy thinking.” “I was busy working.” “I was busy cooking dinner.” “I […]

I can’t help + (verb-ing)

The word ‘can’t’ is contraction for ‘cannot.’ Combined with ‘help’ you are communicating something you are unable to control or having a hard time gaining a grasp for. This can be a physical or mental action. Here are some examples: “I can’t help thinking about it.“ “I can’t help shopping so much.” “I can’t help […]

I feel like + (verb-ing)

Here you are expressing to someone something you would enjoy doing. Here are some examples: “I feel like going for a bike ride.” “I feel like going to the beach.” “I feel like having a snack.” “I feel like talking.” “I feel like dancing.” “I feel like having friends over to my house.” “I feel […]

I’d rather + (verb)

‘I’d’ is a contraction of the words ‘I had’ or ‘I would.’ When using it with the word ‘rather’ you are suggesting you would like to do or prefer one thing more than another. Here are some examples: “I’d rather talk about this later.” “I’d like to eat at home than go get fast food.” […]

I promise not to + (verb)

When using the word ‘promise’ you are giving your word that what you are saying is true. You might also be assuring someone a guarantee that you will follow thru on what you are saying to them. When using ‘promise not to’ you are stating you will not do a particular thing. Here are some […]