* Expressing Pain
when we get sick, we must feel pain on part of our body. When we get an accident, and we get injured because of it, we must feel pain.
some expression of pain :
- its very painful. I can’t stand it.
- the pain hurts me very much.
- that’s hurts!-Oh, my headache!
- my back pains me.
- I’m not feeling well.
- I have a bad cough.
- I feel terrible.
- I’m really sick.
- I can no longer stand.
We can also add it with some interjection, such as : Oh!, Ouch! and Aw!
* Expressing Relief
When we have problem and we can solve it, we will feel relief. In other situation, when we feel worried about something that we will face it, we will also feel relief. a relief is lessening or ending of pain and worry.
for example :
- What a relief!
- That’s a relief!
- I’m very relieved to hear that (it)
- I’m glad everything’s running well.
- I’m glad it’s done.
- thank God for that.
- Thank goodness.
- thank heaveness.
- Oh, good!
- Oh, marvelous!, etc.
Dialogue example of expressing relief :
Daughter : Mom, can I go to my friend’s birthday party tonight?
Mother : Whose party, honey?
Daughter : David’s party.
Mother : What! Do you mean that David? I don’t think he’s a suitable boy. I will never allow you to go there.
Daughter : But, mom….
Mother : No buts, Sarah! You are not going to a party at his house. Never!
The next day, Mrs. Smith went to the supermarket to shop. Suddenly she saw an old school friend from years ago. Her name used to be Alice Cowper, but now, she was Mrs. Alice Templeton, mother of the infamous David, the monster of Sarah’s class.
That night, Mrs. Smith told Sarah that maybe she had been too harsh with her over David’s party. Therefore, she was changing her mind and allowing her to attend David’s party on Saturday night. Sarah was much relieved. Throwing her arms around her mother, Sarah said:
Sarah : Oh, mother, thank you so much. Everyone thought I was such an idiot for not being allowed to attend David’s party. He is really such a sweet boy. I’m so happy and relieved.
Mother : Don’t get carried away, Sarah.
* Expressing Pleasure (happiness)
The state or feeling of being pleased or gratified. A source of enjoyment or delight
for example :
- I’m delighted.
- It’s very delighted.
- I’m pleased.
- I’m happy (for)…
- I’m glad.
- It’s wonderful.
- How marvelous!
- It’s a great pleasure!,