not agree with

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not agree with (someone or something)

1. To not share the same opinion or feeling as someone. I'm afraid I don't agree with Janet on this one. I think we should be lowering our rates, not raising them. We all agree with you—this whole situation got completely out of hand.
2. To not support or condone something. I really don't agree with raising taxes on anyone but the most wealthy in society. The board doesn't agree with your findings, Doctor.
3. Of food, to cause illness or discomfort in someone's digestive tract. Those gas station nachos didn't agree with me at all. I love living in India, but spicy foods just don't agree with me, so mealtimes here have been a little bit tricky.
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not agree with someone

[for food] to make someone ill; [for something that one has eaten] to give one stomach distress. Fried foods don't agree with Tom. I always have onions in my garden, but I never eat them. They just don't agree with me.
See also: agree, not
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Miss Cornelia always says I shouldn't have done it, but I can't agree with her.
Irwine, replying to her last words; "I can't agree with you there.
"No; there I can't agree with you," said Stephen, shaking his head with sarcastic gravity.
If you can't agree with a woman having the right to make decisions about her own body and you can't accept people choosing who to love, you are not a liberal, you are not tolerant and you are not worthy to lead those who are.
They're either Rolls-Royce good or Keystone-Cops bad and, until Guardiola sorts that out, I can't agree with him.
'If you can't agree with the President and you're a Cabinet member, I think it is incumbent upon you to tender your resignation,' he added
AS the mad mullahs in Iran continue to chant death to America and Israel and millions of Islamic extremists call for the extermination of whole nations of the living, I can't agree with Jeremy Corbyn when he calls for the end of NATO and Trident.
I can't agree with this as my wife, Barbara, went into the Heath Hospital on September 15 - her 75th birthday.
I CAN'T agree with Mrs Martin's views on the letters sent by Prince Charles to government ministers.
But I can't agree with his assertion that defeats for Manchester City, Arsenal and Manchester United in Europe means the Premier League is a busted flush.
Rose Savage Ipswich I CAN'T agree with DJ Steve Penk's view that it's "insane" to blame the DJs for Jacintha Saldanha's death.
I CAN'T agree with Kevin Moran's letter, which claims the Tories are out of touch.
RE the letter from Keith Dewsion (10.1.12), I can't agree with his explanation - he says people he knew worked hard and never complained of fatigue.
I MUST say I can't agree with all this talk of recession, hardship and reductions in living standards.
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