Do you know how to express agreement and disagreement in English in a polite and varied way?
Here are some of the most common expressions. You can use them in day-to-day conversations, debates, and mostly in the oral exams, teachers will highly appreciate if you introduce your ideas using some of this vocabulary.
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VOCABULARY FOR DEBATES
Stating an opinion:
• In my opinion____
• I think that_____
• I believe that______
• It seems to me that________
• If you ask me_____
• I’d say that_______
• The point is________
• As I see it_______
• Wouldn’t you say that_______?
• Don’t you agree that_______?
• I’d just like to say that______
• I’d like to point out that_______
When you want someone to repeat or explain:
• I don’t understand what you mean
• I’m sorry, but I didn’t understand your point.
• Could you give an example?
• What do you mean by_____?
Agreeing with someone:
• You’re right
• I think so, too
• You could be right
• I couldn’t agree more
• That’s a good point
• I see what you mean
• That’s just what I was thinking
Disagreeing with someone:
• Yes, but_____
• That’s not the point
• No, I think you’re wrong
• Yes, that’s quite true, but_____
• I’m not sure I quite agree
• Well, you have a point there, but_____
• Perhaps, but don’t you think that_____
• I see your point, but________________
• I can’t agree with you there
• You can’t be serious!!
• Don’t be silly!
• You must admit that___
• Do you really believe that_____?
• Don’t you think that______?
• Don’t you agree that____?
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