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How to make a suggestion




Making a suggestion is telling other people what we think they should do in the present circumstances. It is expressing our idea from which other person can get benefit.


# Using ‘should’ :

You are tired. You should take some rest.

You should watch that movie. It’s excellent!

 

# Using ‘need to

You are tired. You need to take some rest.   

You need to watch that movie. It’s excellent!

 

# Using ‘could

We could go to Shimla for the next holiday.

You could take a bus or an auto to reach that place.

 

 # Using ‘Why don’t

 If you hate your bike, why don’t you sell it?

Why doesn’t he save more money?

 

# Using ‘How about

How about watching that movie next week?

How about meeting her at the office?

 

# Using ‘suggest/recommend

I suggest going to that movie next week.

I recommend trying that Chinese restaurant.

 

# Using ‘Let’s

Let’s watch that movie next week.

Let’s try that Chinese restaurant.

 

# Using ‘shall

Shall we watch that movie next week?

Shall we take a taxi to the Charminar?

 

# Using ‘would

Would you like to watch that movie next week?

Would you like to go walking today?

 

# Using ‘I think

I think you should hire a plumber.

I think you should save more money.

 


Practice

Study the following situations and make apt suggestions

1. Your friend has not been feeling well for the last two days. Suggest him seeing a doctor.  

2. Your uncle wants to buy a smartphone. Recommend a nice brand to him. 

3. Yamini has a problem with her bathroom taps. Tell her to call a plumber. 

4. You watched the movie 'Konda Polam'. You liked it very much. Recommend the movie to your friend   

 


   


 

            

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