Expression of Compliment and Its Response

Expression of Compliment and Its Response

Expression of Compliment

Expression of Compliment and Its Response

       It is wise for us to give praise to someone on her / his general appearance, or if we notice something new about the person’s appearance, or when we visit someone’s house for the first time, or when other people do their best. The expression to give praise is called Compliment. So Compliment is an expression that we show or say to express or give praise. (Also read other article at : The Way of Expressing Congratulation)

Generally we use expression of compliment by formulating:

How + Adjective + Noun


How clever you are!

How delicious food!

How perfect performance!


What + a + Adjective + Noun


What a beautiful picture!

What a clever boy!

What a big room!

       However actually there are other expressions can be used as compliment, and below are some expressions of compliment and its response. (Also read other article at : Miss Certain Time of Rain)





That’s nice!

That’s not bad!


Pretty good!

Good grades!


Nice work!

Good job!

You look great!

You look very nice!

You look beautiful!

You look handsome!

I really must express my admiration for your dance

Thank you. It’s nice of you to say so.

Thank you but really isn’t anything special.

Thank you. Yours is even nicer.

I’m glad you like it.

Thank you.

Thank you so much.

Yeah, thanks


I will

Thanks a lot

It is nothing

Example of dialog compliment :

Virly     : Rosy, This is cake for you. I made it   by  myself .

Sosy       : Wow! What a delicious cake! Thank you Virly.

Virly     : I’m glad you like it.

Randy : “Hello, Lani. How are you doing?”

Jaelani : “I’m very well, thanks. What about you?” (Also read other article at : Susunan Pemerintahan Indonesia dari Pusat Sampai Desa)

Randy: “Pretty good, Pals. By the way I heard from Jim that you won the English competition last week.”

Jaelani: “Yes, I did.”

Randy: “That was awesome man. Excellent!

Jaelani : “Thank you. Would you want some ice cream? I’ll treat you.”

Randy: “It sounds good. Let’s go.”

Jaelani : “Yeah, come on. Let’s go.”

Thay’s all the post about Expression of Compliment and Its Response. Hoprfully it is useful. (Also read other article at : Soal tentang Pengamalan Pancasila Sebagai Ideologi Terbuka)

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