UNIT 1 Agreeing and disagreeing
Jeff: This is the worst coffee in town.
Maria: You can say that again.
Cathy: And how!
Maria: We should sound out the boss about getting a new machine. Jeff: You have got to be kidding. There’s no way she’d agree.
Cathy: Somebody has to speak up.
Jeff: Let’s talk about it at the next staff meeting. Maria: OK. You say your piece, and then I’ll put my two cents in.
Cathy: Excellent! We are definitely on the same wavelength!
and how, you bet, you can say that again on the same wavelength, see eye to eye
You must be kidding, you have got to be kidding, take issue with
someone / something (slightly formal), at odds (with) Opinions
Put your two cents in, say your piece, speak up, sound out someone (to find out what someone’s opinion about something is), win someone over, where someone is coming from (what causes someone to have a particular opinion)
Over to you
1. Cigarette smoking should be made a crime. 2. Parents should not control their children’s access to the Internet. 3. Extreme sports are dangerous and should be banned.