Agreeing With People
When we're talking in conversation with others, it's useful to have a number of formal and informal phrases that you can use to show agreement with what another person has said.
10 expressions to Use In Speaking And Writing:
- I'm with you on that one.
- I couldn't agree more.
- Yes, absolutely.
- I'd go along with that.
- You've got a point there.
- Hear, hear !
- I think so too.
- I couldn't have put it better myself.
- Great minds think alike.
- You took the words right out of my mouth.
How To Use These Phrases In Your English:
- Phrase 1 is used mainly in informal situations and shows quite strong agreement.
- Phrase 2 can be used in both formal and informal situations and shows very strong agreement.
- Phrase 3 shows very strong agreement.
- Phrases 4 and 5 shows that the speaker agrees a bit less strongly and can be used both formally and informally.
- We often hear phrase 6 in the UK parliament in debates between politicians. In other contexts it sounds quite formal and old fashioned.
- Phrase 8 shows total agreement with what the speaker has said and is also complimentary about the way it was said.
- Phrase 9 is an old saying and compliments the speaker as well a agreeing.
- Phrase 10 is suggesting that you were thinking of saying the same thing just before the other speaker said it first.