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Agreeing in English

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    conversations, people often say that they agree or disagree with each other.

    There are many ways of agreeing or disagreeing and the one you use depends on

    how strongly you agree or disagree. Here's a list of some common expressions.

Agreeing in English

    "I think you're right."

    "I agree with you."

    Strong agreement

    "I couldn't agree with you more." "You're absolutely right."

    "I agree entirely."

    "I totally agree."

    Partly agreeing

    "I agree with you up to a point, but„"

    "That's quite true, but„"

    "I agree with you in principle, but„"


    "I'm not sure I agree with you." "(I'm afraid) I don't agree." "(I'm afraid) I disagree."

    "(I'm afraid) I can't agree with you." "(I'm afraid) I don't share your opinion." Note

    When you disagree with someone in English, you can often sound more polite by

    using a phrase such as "I'm afraid„"

    Disagreeing strongly

    "I don't agree at all."

"I totally disagree."

    "I couldn't agree with you less."

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    November 20th 2007

    Thank you for your help and It's so helpful for learnersnina March 4th 2008

can we say "i don't share you your opinion?"

    No. It should be "I don't share your opinion."dahumabank April 8th 2008

i totally agree with you!


    April 19th 2008

I have a confusion in the sentence : I Couldn't agree with you more - what does

    this sentence mean isn't it for showing disagreement No, "I couldn't agree with you more" shows strong agreement. "I couldn't agree with you less" shows strong disagreement.Asif July 5th 2008

    Great job,keep it up,we have learnt a lot from your sites. ThanksNam

    July 14th 2008

I entirely agree that this sesson will help me improve speaking english.But i

    can not agree that i can use all off them.ariel

    August 23rd 2008

    in this matter, what does "I'm afraid" means?Clare August 25th 2008

ariel ? It means that you are sorry that you can't agree with someone:

    "I'm afraid I can't agree with you."Got a comment?

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