Education

Stop saying “I am fine”. Say this instead

“I am fine” is just a cover up for a number of people and everybody is guilty of this.

When you call someone on the phone or come across a person even on the road, the first question that is asked is – how are you?

The person who the question is thrown at will quickly respond – “I am fine” irrespective of his or her state of mind at that time.

“I am fine” is misleading and has made some people miss an opportunity, die without getting the required help, lose a future husband or wife, miss a lift and many more you can thing of.

Now, you may be asking – what is the right thing to say?

Wrong
I am fine

Correct
I am excellent (if you don’t have an issue bothering you)

I am different (if you have a challenge disturbing you).

There are so many other grammatical blunders that we speak such as:

Wrong
Give me pure water

Correct
Give me sachet water

Wrong
I don’t have transport fare

Correct
I don’t have money for transport

Wrong
Look at your extreme end

Correct
Look at your extreme

Wrong
I am coming

Correct
Hold on for a while, I’ll attend to you

Wrong
That is the bending corner

Correct
That is the bed or that is the corner

Wrong
I done have credit

Correct
I don’t have call card

English grammar is dynamic so you have to be updated on the use of words so that you will not make a mess of yourself in public.

If you have an objection to these corrections I made, drop yours in the comment section.

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