Guessing and Estimating in English: useful phrases

Guessing and Estimating in English: useful phrases


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GUESSING AND ESTIMATING
As arranged.
As planned.
Based upon…
Guess what!
I consider it my duty to…
I consider it pointless to… / I see no point in…
I consider that…
I consider/deem it necessary to…
I don’t see the point of…
I have great respect/regard/esteem for…
I have little respect/regard for…
In due course.
it doesn’t bode well for…
It doesn’t look too promising. / Things don’t look too good.
It looks promising.
It would be pointless to…
It would be risky to…
It woulnd’t be much use … (+v-ing)
It woulnd’t be much use to me.
It’s about time…
That reminds me that…
That’s most encouraging.
There is a reason to believe that…
There is every reason / a great reason to believe that
There is not much time left.
There’s a right time for everything.
There’s every indication that…
There’s no point in… / There’s little point in… / It’s no use…
There’s no point. / It’s no use. / It’s useless.
There’s no time to lose / waste.
This gives me to understand that…
Time is short.
We can anticipate…
What must we understand from… ?
What should we expect from… ?
What would be the point of (+v-ing) ? / What use would it be to… ?
What’s the point of… ?
Within a reasonnable time.
You know what to expect.
You may not think it but…

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