Basic formula of giving an English compliment
Here are a couple easy to follow formulas for putting together a compliment.
1. Your + Noun + is/looks + Adjective
> Your dog is so cute!
> Your backpack is really nice.
2. This/That + is + Adjective + Noun
> That is a beautiful necklace.
> This is such a cool car.
3. I + like/love + Noun Phrase
> I really love your homemade chocolate cake.
> I like the presentation you gave.
Different types of English compliments
There are many things you can compliment someone on, whether it is something they own, their physical appearance, or a talent they might have. Here are a few of the different types of compliments:
1. Compliments on physical appearance
> I love your hair color.
> You have the nicest eyes.
2. Compliments on a performance
> You did a great job in the talent show.
> You gave the best presentation today.
3. Compliments on personal qualities
> You are such an amazing cook!
> I love how organized you are.
4. Compliments on possessions
> That is such a pretty sweater
> Those sunglasses really suit you.
Hopefully you feel a bit more confident now that you’ve examined some of the basic terms and phrases. Now go out and show your friends and family some love with your new English compliments!