[JLPT grammar] Can と思います and でしょう be replaced?

Today I am going to share the Q&A quoted from my JLPT N4 course!


[Student’s Question]

can と思(おも)います and でしょう be replaced?
like, おもしろいと思います, おもしろいでしょう, ‘I think it’s interesting.’


[My Reply]

と思います is used for personal judgment, one’s own opinion
I don’t think this cake tastes good.

でしょう is used to say “probably” with a feeling of certainty based on knowledge, experience, or results of analysis.
(The doctor says) This medicine will cure you.

You can say おもしろいと思います, おもしろいでしょう both, but the meanings are slightly different.

=Your personal thoughts

=You are the expert in it and from all factors you decide it should be interesting


I hope my answer helps you.😊


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