Agreeing / Disagreeing

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Phrases for Agreeing
It is customary in English to at least aim to not directly confront people, and even when you disagree to try and find some common ground first.

  • Standard Phrases
    • I think you are right!
    • I agree with you.
  • More Colourful Phrases
    • Sounds good to me.
    • Looks good to us.
Agreeing Strongly
  • Standard Phrases
    • We couldn't agree with her more.
    • I share your view entirely.
    • I think you are absolutely right!
    • I completely agree with you.
  • More Colourful Phrases
    • He is absolutely spot on!
    • You are 100% on the money.
Agreeing Partly
  • Standard Phrases
    • That's true up to a point, but I think you'll find that...
    • I agree with you up to a point, but...
    • That's mostly correctly, however...
    • We agree with you in principal, but looking at...
    • She is right about that, though not about...
  • More Colourful Phrases
    • You had me right up until you said...
    • His argument was going so well until you realize that...
  • Standard Phrases
    • I am afraid I can't agree with you.
    • We are not sure you are right.
    • I disagree with some of your points.
    • She doesn't agree that...
    • I can't agree with you on that point, sorry.
    • We don't share your opinion on that.
  • More Colourful Phrases
    • That's not going to carry here.
    • You're off mark a little there I am afraid.
Disagreeing Strongly
  • Standard Phrases
    • That is completely wrong, sorry.
    • You have it completely incorrect there.
    • I completely disagree with all of your points.
    • She doesn't agree at all that...
    • I can't possibly agree with you on that, sorry.
    • I couldn't agree with you less.
  • More Colourful Phrases
    • You must be joking to think that! (quite rude)
    • You're way off the mark!
    • That's just plain wrong.
    • There's no way I am buying that.

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