I hear what you're saying

I hear what you're saying

I acknowledge what you have said and am sympathetic to it. The phrase is sometimes used as a prelude to disagreeing with what has been said. I hear what you're saying, honey. I know you're in a lot of pain right now. I hear what you're saying, but we just can't afford to make any big changes like that at this time.
See also: hear, saying, what

I hear what you're saying, and I hear you.

 
1. I know exactly what you mean! John: The prices in this place are a bit steep. Jane: Man, I hear you! Bill: I think it's about time for the whole management team to resign! Andrew: I hear what you're saying.
2. an expression indicating that the speaker has been heard, but implying that there is no agreement. Tom: Time has come to do something about that ailing dog of yours. Mary: I hear what you're saying. Jane: It would be a good idea to have the house painted. John: I hear what you're saying.
See also: and, hear, what

I hear what you are saying

1. and I hear you. sent. I know what you are trying to say. Yes, yes. I hear what you are saying, and I’m with you.
2. sent. I understand your position, but I am under no obligation to agree. (Can be used to avoid disagreeing and the resulting argument.) I hear you, but it doesn’t matter.
See also: hear, saying, what