Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts


1) point of view, experience
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    • unique/first-person perspective
  • Analysis

    'Perspective' is a noun referring to the art of creating depth in a painting or drawing using changes or height and colour. "Medieval artwork lacks the perspective that becomes apparent in paintings created during the renaissance period." Perspective can also refer to a point of view both physically and metaphorically. "From my perspective, this sounds like a great idea." "From the perspective of the audience, I don't think the actors are visible enough at that angle." "This account is written from the victims perspective." Perspective also refers to the relativity of things or the relationship between two or more things. "We must try to keep things in perspective, this is a small issue within a much bigger project." You will hear this used in both social and professional contexts.

  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. I think we should interview some of the survivors. They'll have a unique perspective on what happened here.
    2. Very few movies are made from a first-person perspective because we wouldn't be able to see what other people were doing.
    3. The shadowing and perspective in this painting is astounding.
    4. The opportunities VR presents to game developers in terms of player perspectives is almost unlimited.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. Well, from my perspective, things were difficult. But other people might think differently.
    2. A customer success manager should always view the situation from the perspective of the client.
    3. This medical device uses the illusion of perspective to interrupt signals in the brain.
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