Nine Variations on a Statement of Praise
1 ) The work on this project is excellent. You should be proud of it.
2 ) The work you did on that project was excellent. You must feel very proud.
3 ) You did excellent work on that project, and must be very proud.
4 ) I think you did excellent work on that project. You must be very proud.
5 ) I think that the work which you did on that project was excellent and that you should feel proud about it.
6 ) I feel like your work on that project was excellent and I feel like I’d be proud of it if I were you.
7 ) Excellent work.
8 ) What excellent work you did on this project! You must be feeling pretty proud, eh?
9 ) So, how do you feel about your work on this project?