The Council agrees with the government`s policy. Always say “I agree,” then use one of the words you learned in this lesson – okay, okay/agree, okay, okay, okay. (i) A person or organization may accept or accept something that is proposed. Although “estoy de acuerdo” literally means “I am of agreement,” it is not used in English. Some learners try to improve “I agree” by saying, “I agree,” which is grammatically useful, but unfortunately not used either. The good form is: it`s just/You`re right/I know: used if you agree with someone: `It`s supposed to be a very good school.` “That`s true. They have great results. He`s really boring, isn`t he? “Oh, I know he never stops talking about him.” This week`s vocal trick helps to match and reject: A quote from “A valency dictionary of English” (Fall et al. 2004: 25), with a few changes: Why not? If you agree with a proposal that someone made: “Let`s go to the movies tonight.” “Why not? We haven`t been here for a long time. Tip: See my list of the most common errors in English.

It will teach you how to avoid mistakes with commas, prepositions, irregular verbs and much more. Don`t let me laugh/ Are you a joke?/You have to joke…: informal ways to tell someone you don`t agree with them at all, and you think what they said is crazy: `I really think the Beatles are overrated.` You`re kidding? / Don`t make me laugh! They are better than any modern group. By the way, if you haven`t read my guide on how to avoid the most common errors in English, be sure to check it out; it deals with similar issues. Expression of partial agreement: z.B. one hand …. On the other hand, in a way, you`re right, but… You can have a point there, but. We may also accept a statement, a decision, an article, an opinion, an idea or any other form of communication or position: I`m sorry, but…/Excuse me, but…/Forgive me, but…: use if you politely tell someone that you don`t agree with them: /Excuse me/me Pardon, but it was never proved that he stole that car. I guess (so)/I think (this way): used if you agree that someone is right, but you are not satisfied with the situation: `We have to get new tires.` “I guess that`s what I think. But it`s going to be expensive. When people get together, get together, etc., they work together and don`t oppose each other. Not at all/of course not…/Nothing like that! You do not agree at all with what someone said, “I think I should be responsible for the accident.” “Absolutely not! / Of course not! / Nothing like that! There`s no way it`s your fault. Note the difference – we agree on a topic; we agree with a person`s opinion/statement on a subject. If someone says, “I think it`s important to preserve the environment” and you share that view, you can say, “I agree with you.” You could just say, “I agree.” Here are some other examples of correspondence with someone else: E.

If something like food or climate doesn`t match a person, it causes them problems. all together at the same time, in a way that shows total agreement you can say again/you tell me: a more informal way of saying that you totally agree with someone: `It`s so cold outside!` “You can say it again!” “Buses are unreliable!” “You`re telling me! I`ve been waiting here for half an hour. When an idea resonates in a group or country, people agree and say, “I agree with you,” it`s a common mistake among native Speakers of Romance languages. For example, if you want to say that you agree with someone in Spanish, you would use the phrase in accordance with a fact, rule or principle, or you would not object.

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