1000 Most Common English Phrases with Infographic and PDF

Most Common English Phrases

Most Common English Phrases! Below are some common phrases for different events and categories, you can use these phrases in your daily life to improve your English speaking and it will also improve your listening skills. PDF of all on these Phrases is given at the end of the lesson, you can also take advantage of this opportunity.

You can memorize all of these Setneces all at a time so try to memorize one section every day and then practice with your English Speaking partners (use our English Learning Whatsapp groups to find one).

How can I speak fluent English phrases?

This is the most common question asked by ESL students. To be fluent in English, you have to work hard, memorize different vocabulary, common English Speaking sentences, and have a look at some common idioms and the saying. You also have to learn grammar thoroughly, to speak fluent English.

List of Most Common English Phrases

Most Common English Phrases

Phrases When You Don’t Understand Something

  • Could you please repeat that?
  • Do you mind repeating that?
  • Sorry, I didn’t hear what you said.
  •  Let me repeat that just to make sure?
  • Excuse me?
  • Sorry, I didn’t catch that.

Phrases To Accept ‘Apology’

  • Forget about it.
  • Forget about it. I understand.
  • Never mind.
  • That’s all right.
  • Don’t apologize.
  • Don’t worry about it.
  • There is no need. It’s ok.
  • It doesn’t matter.
  • I quite understand.
  • You couldn’t help it.
  • That’s OK.
  • Never mind. I quite understand.
  • There’s no need to. It’s all right.
  • Don’t worry. You’re forgiven!
  • It’s ok.
  • No need to…
  • No harm is done.

common phrases for accept apology

Phrases For ‘Making Apologies’

  • Please, accept my apologies for…
  • Please, forgive me for…
  • That’s OK.
  • Please, forgive me for my…
  • That was rude of me. I’m sorry.

common phrases for make apology

Phrases For Asking Direction

  • Can you show me on the map, please?
  • Where is …?
  • How do I find…?
  • May I ask for some help? I need to get to …?
  • Are we on the right road for London?
  • Could you direct me to …?
  • I’m looking for this address.
  • Pardon me, I’m lost, how do I get to …?
  • Do you have a map?
  • Where is the nearest post office?
  • Can you tell me the way to the Big Hotel?
  • I’m looking for …
  • How do I get to the library?
  • Excuse me, could you tell me how to get to the bus station?
  • Is it far?
  • Are you from around here?
  • Excuse me, How can I go to …?
  • Which the best way to …?
  • How can we get to High Park?

common phrases for asking direction

Phrases For Giving Direction

  • Take the second road on the left
  • Turn left
  • Take the first road on the right
  • It’s in the middle of the block
  • It’s on the corner
  • It’s about 100 meters from here
  • Turn left into … Street
  • Take this road
  • Turn right at the crossroads
  • Go straight ahead
  • Go along…
  • It’s on your right
  • Go up…
  • It’s next to…
  • You will pass a supermarket on your left
  • Turn right
  • It’s on your left
  • Cross…

common phrases for giving direction

Phrases For Saying ‘N0’

  • Apologies, but I can’t make it.
  • I’m not able to commit to that right now.
  • I am not accepting anything else at this time.
  • I want to, but I’m unable to.
  • I’d rather not, thanks.
  • Maybe another time.
  • I’m not really into it, but thanks for asking!
  • We appreciate the offer, but …
  • My body says yes, but my heart says no.
  • That’s not going to work for me.
  • It is not a good idea for me.
  • Sounds fun, but I’m not available.
  • I just don’t have that to give right now.

common phrases for saying No

Phrases For Staying At A Hotel

  • Your room is on the second floor.
  • More fresh towels are available at the front desk.
  • Is there anything else we can help you with?
  • When I can check-in?
  • Can someone help me with my bags?
  • How many guests are with you?
  • Thank you for staying with us!
  • Please sign your name here.
  • I’d like a single room, please.
  • Can I see the room, please?
  • The room is too noisy.
  • Do you have a reservation?
  • Do you need a wake-up call?
  • I’d like to book a room, please.
  • Do you need help with your bags?
  • We really enjoyed our stay.

common phrases for hoteling

Phrases To Be Used In ‘Classroom’

  • Can I switch off the lights?
  • Can you help me, please?
  • Which book?
  • Can you explain that again?
  • Is this right?
  • Can I go to the toilet?
  • I am sorry. I did not hear.
  • Do we have to write this down?
  • May I go out, please?
  • Can I go out?
  • Is this correct?
  • I am ready. May I start it?
  • I have done this.
  • What page are we on?
  • Can I pull up the blinds?
  • When is the exam?
  • Can you speak louder, please?
  • When is the homework for?
  • Sorry, for being late.
  • Can we pack our things now?
  • Can I answer the question?
  • Can I open the window?
  • May I join the class/group?
  • What is the homework?
  • Teacher, please can you repeat again?
  • May I open/close the window?
  • Can you explain it once more, please?
  • Can I go to the board?

common phrases for classroom

Phrases For ‘Shopping’

  • Do you have a refund policy?
  • Do you know where else I could try?
  • Do you have this item in stock?
  • Would you have this in another color?
  • Do you have a bigger size?
  • Where can I weigh my groceries?
  • Do you sell organic vegetables?
  • Do you have any strawberries?
  • Where is the changing room?
  • Where is the fitting room?
  • Do you have something less pricey (expensive)?
  • Could you help me, please?
  • Do you offer a cash discount?
  • How much is this?
  • Do you have a smaller size?
  • I’m looking for a leather handbag.
  • Does it come with a guarantee/warranty?

common phrases for shopping


Most Common English Phrases

  • What are you up to these days
  • Chicago is very different from Boston.
  • I’m going to leave.
  • I am dog tired
  • I’m not busy.
  • I’m not married.
  • How are you doing today?
  • I’d like to go for a walk.
  • I’m thirsty.
  • I’ll call you when I leave.
  • From time to time.
  • Good idea.
  • Thank you so much
  • I’m happy.
  • I’ll come back later.
  • I’m hungry.
  • That’s a good one
  • I’ll take you to the bus stop.
  • I couldn’t agree more.
  • I don’t want it.
  • I like her.
  • I’ll pay.
  • Beats me!
  • I’m cold.
  • I get off of work at 6.
  • I hope you and your wife have a nice trip.
  • I don’t want to bother you.
  • Don’t worry.
  • I lost my watch.
  • He likes it very much.
  • I’m not sure.
  • I’m not ready yet.
  • We will be having a good time.
  • He’s right.
  • That is dirt cheap
  • He’s coming soon.
  • Can you translate this for me?
  • I don’t know how to use it.
  • Don’t take it personally
  • How’s work going?
  • He’s very famous.
  • I don’t want that.
  • I don’t like it.
  • He’s very annoying.
  • What’s up
  • Where are you from?
  • I’m very busy. I don’t have time now.
  • I’m good, and you?
  • I’m coming to pick you up.
  • Help!
  • I have a headache.
  • I ate already.
  • I don’t like him.
  • I feel good.
  • The scorching sun
  • I can’t complain
  • I don’t speak very well.
  • I know.
  • Be careful driving.
  • I’m an American.
  • I’ll take it.
  • I’m married.
  • How are you?
  • I’m sorry, we’re sold out.
  • Break a leg
  • I can’t hear you.
  • Hurry!
  • Everyone knows it.
  • Long time no see
  • I’m cleaning my room.
  • I love you.
  • If you need my help, please let me know.
  • Everything is ready.
  • I don’t understand.
  • I am starving
  • It cost me a fortune

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