Expressing Certainty and Uncertainty

by on 11/01/12 at 12:01 am

These fixed expressions will help you and your students to have the English language on the tip of your tongue.

Sentences to improve your English

Expressing Certainty and Uncertainty

There must be some mistake.

I doubt it, but let me double check

Do you think the meeting will end on schedule?

I don’t think so. We’re way behind. What do you think?

You never know, but it is unlikely.

How do you think the stock market will do this week?

I’m almost positive it’ll keep going up.

I’m not sure. But you could be right.

Can you finish the monthly report by Tuesday, Anne?

I seriously doubt it. There’s still a lot to be done on it.

Well, how about Friday?

I’ll do my best. I’ll probably have it ready by then.

Will the Stars win the championship game?

They could, but I doubt it. Do you think they will?

Anything is possible, but chances are they will lose.

Are you sure we don’t need reservations for dinner?

No. As a matter of fact, this restaurant is never crowded.

Well, you never know, and I’d hate to have to wait for a table.

If you had the chance, would you go mountain-climbing?

Absolutely not! What about you?

Yes, by all means. I’d love to.

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