formal in accordance with what has been said or approved informally in agreement, or able to work easily in agreement with or not used against a fact, rule or principle to say that you are both very intelligent, if you and another person have used the same idea mostly spoken to express joy or agreement for a partial agreement: z.B. one hand …. On the other hand, in a way, you`re right, but… You can have a point there, but. all together at the same time, in a way that used total agreement to say you`re with someone`s description or opinion of something you can say again/ you tell me: a more informal way of saying 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.` used to say that you accept that some of what someone said is true, but you don`t talk about it for yourself…: an informal and sometimes rude way of telling someone that your opinion is very different from yours: `We have nothing against leaving here.` „Speak for yourself! My feet are killing me! “ . . used to tell someone that you agree with what they say, used to show that you quite agree with what someone says, or that you think they are being used correctly to agree with what someone said, even if you wouldn`t have said it yourself, especially if you admit they did something wrong or wrong. . . . If an idea resonates in a group or country, people agree with that 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. 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. It`s true/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.“ Learning pragmatism and how to express yourself successfully is a useful achievement, said Michael Rundell in January, presenting the new pragmatic series on Macmillan Dictionary.
The series is part of the Macmillan Life Skills campaign, which provides free resources to English-speaking students and teachers each month. Formal acceptance or approval of something, although you don`t want to think the same way or with the same opinion that someone else shows that someone likes or approves someone or something Britishinformal old-fashioned used to show that you are very interested in doing what someone has suggested. to say that you come up with something like the result of your moral, religious or political beliefs very informally a type of writing OK that shows how it is used informally to emphasize that you are with or help someone or something when people are together, etc., they work together and are not talking against each other in response to the assertion that you are quite in agreement with someone. I don`t know/I take your point/It`s true, but…: as a polite way of saying you don`t really agree with someone: `Peter is sometimes really unpleasant.