Expression and Response of Admiration

Expression and Response of Admiration

Expression and Response of Admiration

      Before discussing Expression and Response of Admiration and also its examples, it is better for us to know the meaning of admiration and the way to express admiration so that we have a basic knowledge about admiration. (also study : Expression and Response of Surprise)

Definition of Admiration

Admiration is the feeling of admiring someone or something. Or it is the act of looking on or contemplating with pleasure.

The way to express Admiration 

There are two ways to express an admiration, they are by using “How” and “What”. And then what words or phrases we must use if we use HOW or WHAT to express admiration? To answer this question, we can study the following information

We use “How” by adding adjective after the word “How” (HOW + ADJECTIVE)


  • How beautiful
  • How clever   
  • How dare

We use “What” by adding Noun after the word “What”. However, its noun should be modified by article “A”, adjective and Noun (WHAT + A + ADJECTIVE + NOUN)


  • What a beautiful girl
  • What a clever student
  • How a dare boy

Sometimes, we can omit “How” or “What” to express admiration.


  • Great!
  • Marvelous!
  • Fantastic!
  • Wonderful place!

Now let’s go on the Expression and Response of Admiration:

Expression of Admiration

Below are some expressions used in admiration: read more