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LampPro Tip 1/3
Express DiscontentPlay
Use 'complain' to express unhappiness or dissatisfaction with a service or situation. SlideShe complained about the cold room at the hotel.
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Casual ExpressionPlay
'Complain' is casual, suitable for everyday conversation when discussing minor annoyances. SlideHe always complains about the morning traffic.
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Polite ComplaintsPlay
To be polite, soften your complaint with phrases like 'I’m sorry to complain, but...'. SlideI’m sorry to complain, but this coffee is cold.