How to Make Complaints in English

How to Make Complaints in English

Make Complaints in English

General Expressions to Make Complaints

  • I am sorry to have to say this but …
  • I understand it is not your fault but…
  • I want to complain about…
  • I am sorry to bother you but…
  • I am not satisfied with…
  • Excuse me, I wonder if you can help me
  • Can you help me with this
  • Perhaps there was a misunderstanding but …
  • I’m sorry to say this but I am really quite upset…
  • There appears to be a problem here …
  • I’m sorry but I’d like to make a complaint about …
  •  How can we fix this?
  • Could you help me with …?

Ways to Make a Complaint in a Restaurant

  • I am sorry to bother you but the food is cold
  • I’m sorry, but this isn’t what I ordered
  • Sorry, but I think I got the wrong order
  • I am sorry to have to say this but  the food is overcooked
  • I  have a problem with my dish, the meat is raw

Ways to Male a Complaint in a Hotel

  • Excuse me, but there’s a problem with the air conditioning in my room” 
  • Sorry to bother you, but I think there’s something wrong with the toilet in my room
  • I’m afraid I have to make a complaint. I can’t find the jewelry I left on my hotel room.

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