Casual Conversational English (Phrases and Sentences in Different Scenarios – Top 600+ Terms)/
Sympathy and Understanding

Sympathy and Understanding

Total: 17 words

I understand how you feel.

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a direct way of expressing sympathy and understanding of someone's emotions or situation

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I've been there.

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used to say that you have experienced a similar situation

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I understand what you mean. / I get what you mean.

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used to say that you have complete understanding of a situation

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I hear you.

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a casual way of saying that you understand someone

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I get what you're saying.

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used to acknowledge what someone has said and express sympathy

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I get it. / I get that.

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said to mean that you understand a problem or issue that has been mentioned

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I know how it feels.

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used to express understanding of someone's situation and feelings

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I've been in your shoes.

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said to someone who is going through difficulty to mean that you have experienced something similar in the past

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I can see why you feel that way. / I understand why you feel that way.

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means that you understand how and why a person is feeling a certain type of emotion

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I feel for you.

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a casual way of saying that you sympathize or empathize with someone

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I can't imagine what you're going through.

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said when a person is going through a very tough situation that you have never experienced, making it hard to sympathize

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I know what it's like to...

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said to mean you are familiar with a certain situation

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I got it.

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a casual way of saying you understand

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You have no idea.

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said to emphasize how good or bad something is, often directed towards someone who is trying to sympathize with you

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Put yourself in my shoes.

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used to ask someone for sympathy by asking them to imagine themselves in your current situation

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See my side.

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used to ask someone to look at and gain understanding of a situation from your point of view

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I hope you understand that...

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used to explain the situation and ask for someone's understanding

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