not agree with (someone or something)

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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.
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I'M AFRAID I just couldn't agree with the comments expressed by J Lowe.
As he said "you can't take your organs with you", I couldn't agree with him more.
That only hurts us." I couldn't agree with this more.
I COULDN'T agree with Joan Burnie more about the hypocrisy of theTV companies axing female presenters who they think are 'over the hill'.
AFTER reading the Dear Di column, I couldn't agree with her more.
Two looped projections in I Couldn't Agree with You More, 1999, showed Rist as a supermarket flaneuse absorbed in erotic fantasies: Images of frolicking, naked youths of both sexes appeared on her brow as she wandered the shopping aisles.
Advocates for the elderly couldn't agree with Grassley more.