English Phrases – Making Suggestions

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When making suggestions in English, it’s wise to pay attention to the register, i.e. the level of formality. That’s why always list the most commonly used phrases in English under the subheadings: Formal (F), Semi-formal (S) and Informal (I)


If I might make a suggestion, we could go out  …

How does the idea of going out… appeal to you ?


I suggest we go out…

We could go out…


Why don’t we go out.. ?

How about / what about going out … ?

Let’s go out!


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English Phrases in Situations

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