According to

We do not give our own opinions with according to.

  • Incorrect: According to me, she should have resigned earlier.
  • Correct: In my opinion, she should have resigned earlier.

To express your opinion, you can also use other expressions like I think…, I feel …, or I guess

  • I think she is right.
  • I feel we are making a mistake.
  • I guess that was a stupid thing to do.
  • I think she is hiding something from us.

If you do not think that something is true or necessary, use I don’t think…

  • I don’t think that we should wait for her.
  • I don’t think that she will come.
  • I don’t think that she is telling the truth.

Manjusha Nambiar

Hi, I'm Manjusha. This is my blog where I give IELTS preparation tips.

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