In spoken English, it is often too direct to say “I don`t agree.” Most Anglophones use phrases that are modified to be more polite, or indirect methods to express disagreements. Let`s learn a few sentences that are listed below: When we negotiate, or chat with a friend, we often have to agree or disagree with the other person. I disagree. I like cats, but in my opinion, dogs are the best. This term is considered slang and is generally not used in formal English. Why not look at the ways to learn with eJOY below? These lines from Katy Perry`s song “Agree to Disagree” show that just because you don`t agree with someone doesn`t mean you can`t have a friendly, romantic or even professional relationship. In fact, agreements and disagreements are part of any relationship. We will now look at some differences of opinion. In that case, I should tell you that if we do not agree with someone, it seems quite rude to simply say, “I do not agree.” That`s why I added 4 opening expressions that made the disagreements seem more polite. So if you look at the following list, try combining one of the 4 expressions of the first level that are one of the different expressions of the second level. For example: (1) I fear (2) I do not share their point of view.
In this section, you have a series of phrases to show you how you can accept in English in different ways. My advice is that you read through them, choose 5 or 6 that you particularly like and that you memorize them. Also, I just recommend stopping “I agree with you” because it`s terribly easy and if you`re trying to make a Speaking B2 or Speaking C1, it certainly won`t be enough. So let`s take a look. To be honest, I do not agree. I think we can do the work ourselves if we focus. Use: One way of saying that this is just someone`s own opinion, not yours. It is a very informal and somewhat crude expression that is used to emphasize that your opinion is completely different from that of others. That is another way of saying that you are completely in agreement with someone.