Possible & Impossible

How To Talk About Possibilities?

In your daily conversation you are often asked whether a thing is possible or impossible. OR you have to express yourself about the possibility or otherwise about certain matters.

In such situations following phrases will help you:

1. Asking Possibility

a. Do you think this is possible………
b. Is it likely that………..
c. Will/can it be……..
d. Is there any possibility of………
e. Is it going to be………
f. Is there any chance……..

2. Expressing Possibility

a. I’m sure it will………….
b. This is quite possible…………
c. There are all the chances……………….
d. It is quite possible……………………..
e. I don’t see any reason for…………………..
f. It’s surely possible………………..

3. Expressing Impossibility

a. That’s totally impossible……………
b. There’s little likelihood………………….
c. There seems to be no chance………………….
d. I totally rule out the possibility…………………..
e. It’s quite unlikely that…………………..
f. There can’t be any possibility……………….

Sample Dialogue 1
A: It’s getting cloudy, is it likely that it drizzles?
B: I’m sure, it will rain soon.

Sample Dialogue 2
A: Is there any possibility that you change your mind and join us?
B: It’s surely possible if you plan the function on Monday.

Sample Dialogue 3
A: Is there any chance of getting this job?
B: There can’t be any possibility, because your name is not in the merit list.

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