MeaningExpression disbelief is expression to not believe something or someone with reason or unreason.
The function is to express our disbelief about a matter thatconcerns a person or something.
The right situation to use expression disbelief is when we heard the news that we don’t believe about something or someone.
• Do you believe it? • Wouldn’t you believe it?• This may surprise you, but... • You won’t belief this but... • I don’t trust you! • I’ve got news for you... • I don’t believe it. • Are you serious? • You don’t say
Jessica : You won’t believe this, but twenty-one peoplewere killed in a road accident.Tiffany : Are you serious?Jessica : Yes, of course! They were killed when twovehicles collided.Tiffany : No! I don’t believe it.Jessica : And two drivers were died instantly!Tiffany : How terrible!Jessica : Yes, it’s awful. And do you know what? 4,000people die each year in road accidents.Tiffany : Oh, no! That’s not true!
Aiden : Do you remember Matthew?Nicky : You mean our high school friend?Aiden : Thats him. He was in last weeks national singing contest...Nicky : And?Aiden : ...and he won first prize!Nicky : Are you kidding? Matthew is tone-deaf!Aiden : I know.Nicky : Unbelievable!
MeaningExpression surprise is expression which someone when get a surprise. Surprise can have valence. It can be neutral expression, pleasant or accordingly some would not categoriessurprise in itself as an emotion or every human.
The function about expressionsurprising is to show our emotion when something or someone coming upon unawares or of taking suddenly and without preparation.
The right situation to use expression surprising is when we heard an amazing news which surprised.
• I find it extraordinary• I must say it surprises me• I find that very surprising • Sure. • How very surprising • It’s true. • Indeed? • No, I’m not. • It is. • It’s true.
Nathan : is that true that an earthquake hit our place?Casey : it is. By the way, didn’t you feel anything?Nathan : no, I slept soundly because I was very exhausted, you know. How big was the earthquake?Casey : about 6.3 magnitudes.Nathan : wow ! I find that very surprising.Casey : But, I’m serious. Many buildings were broken down, and some were cracked. But I heard no victim was announced.Nathan : Thanks God
Sunny : Whose motorbike is that?Suzy : It’s Stephanies.Sunny : Are you kidding me?Suzy : No, I’m not. I saw her riding that motorbike this morning.Sunny : What a surprise!