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.
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.
That’s not bad!
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 so much.
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?”
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.”