I hear what you are 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
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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
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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