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How to Express Agreement, Partial Agreement or Disagreement in English

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The list below provides useful words and phrases to express agreement, partial agreement and disagreement in English.

Learn more about the useful phrase for debating and discussing in English. 

Useful Phrase to Express Agreement

Expressing Agreement

  • I completely/absolutely agree with you.
  • There is no doubt about it that…
  • I couldn’t agree more.
  • I completely agree.
  • Absolutely,
  • Exactly
  • Of course
  • You are absolutely right.
  • Yes, I agree
  • I think so too.
  • That’s good point.
  • I don’t think so either.
  • So do i
  • I’d go along with that
  • That’s true.
  • Neither do I
  • I agree with you entirely
  • That’s just what I was thinking.
  • I couldn’t agree more.

Expressing Partial Agreement

  • I agree up to a point, but…
  • That’s true, but…
  • You could be right.
  • It sounds interesting, but…
  • I see your point, but…
  • That’s partly true, but…
  • I’m not sure about that.
  • It is only partly true that…
  • I can’t agree with that only with reservations.
  • That seems obvious, but…
  • That is not necessarily so.
  • It is not as simple as it seems.
  • Yes, OK, but perhaps…
  • I see what you mean but have you thought about…
  • I hear what you’re saying but…
  • I accept what you’re saying but…
  • True enough but….
  • On the whole, I agree with you but…
  • I agree with you principle, but…
  • I agree with you in part, but…
  • Well, you could be right.
  • To some extent, I agree with you, but…

Expressing Disagreement

  • I can’t share this/that/the view.
  • I totally disagree.
  • No way! (slang)
  • I’m afraid I can’t agree with you.
  • To be honest…
  • On the contrary (formal)
  • It’s out of the question.
  • That’s different.
  • I don’t agree with you.
  • However…
  • That’s not entirely true.
  • I’m sorry to disagree with you, but…
  • Yes, but I don’t think…
  • That’s not the same thing at all.
  • I’m afraid I have to disagree.
  • I’m not sure about that.
  • I must take issue with you on that.
  • It’s unjustifiable to say that…
  • What I object to is…

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Ghulam Nabi

Thursday 3rd of May 2018

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Sunday 15th of April 2018