Asking To Do Something

How To Ask Others To Do Something?

In daily conversation you need to ask someone if he is able to do something. This situation can arise in an office/school or at home. Similarly you have to tell others whether you are able to do or can’t do something.

Following expressions may help you in such situations:

1. Asking To Do
 
 a. Do you know how to….?
 b. Do you have the ability/experience to…..?
 c. Is he any good at…?
 d. Can you do it easily…..?
 e. Do you feel comfortable doing it….?
 f. Do you consider yourself capable of….?
 g. Do you think you’ll be able to…..
 
 2. Telling You Can Do
 
 a. It’s very easy for me indeed…
 b. It’s not that difficult to…..
 c. Sure/yes….
 d. Consider it done, sir…
 e. I know how to…..
 f. I surely can……..
 
3. Telling You Can’t Do
 
 a. I’m sorry, I don’t know how to….
 b. I’m afraid, I can’t manage……..
 c. I’ve no clue/idea about…….
 d. It seems difficult to me to……
 e. I don’t think I’ll be able to……..
 f. No, I don’t know how to……
 g. I’m not sure I can…..
 h. I don’t have any know how about……
 
 Sample Dialogue 1
 
 A: Do you know how to design a website?
 B: Yes sir, it’s not that difficult to make one.
 
Sample Dialogue 2
 
A: Can you do it easily?
B: I’m afraid; I won’t be able to manage it.

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