How to suggest to somebody an idea


A: Why don’t you get a new hairstyle?
B: I don’t feel like it.

A: How about going there by car?
B: Sounds good!

A: Let’s take the speedy train to Paris, even though it’s more expensive.
B: I don’t think it’s a good idea.

A: How about painting the walls green?
B: It doesn’t sound very good.

A: Why don’t we go to the cinema?
B: Good idea!

A: Let’s have a party at the end of term.
B: Sounds great!

A: Let’s have a rapid lunch and then get back to work as soon as possible.
B: Okay.

A: It’s hot in here.
B: Let’s open the window.

A: Let’s ask your mum to look after Sarah while we are away.
B: I’d rather not.

A: Let’s discuss our relationship.
B: I’d rather not talk about that now.

A: Let’s give the winner a round of applause.
B: Yes, he deserves it.

A: Let’s have a break when you finish this exercise.
B: Sure.

A: This restaurant looks good and the set menu is reasonably priced.
B: Yes, let’s go in. I feel so hungry!

A: Let’s find a cafe and have a quick snack.
B: All right.

A: I think we should move to another neighborhood.
B: I find it difficult to agree with such an idea.


Sound great!
Sound amazing.
Of course.
All right.
It would be my pleasure.
That’s fine.


I don’t think it’s a good idea.
It doesn’t sound very good.
I think this is a bad idea.
I doubt this is a good idea.
I can’t because …
I’m not sure.
I’d rather not.
I’m afraid I can’t.