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.
See also: agree, not
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He always goes about with a bomb in his pocket, and of course it makes conversation a little difficult because if you don't agree with him he lays it on the table in a marked manner."
that is only a matter of habit; if you get into the habit of being quick it is just as easy as being slow; easier, I should say; in fact it don't agree with my health to be hulking about over a job twice as long as it need take.
I don't agree with my husband, or his mother, or his friends.
'Keep clear of her, my dear fellow; she's the most heartless creature living.' The friend took my part; he said, 'I don't agree with you; the young lady is a person of great sensibility.'
"All the same I don't agree with you," said the lady's voice.
(He was well acquainted with the senator, but thought it necessary on this occasion to address him formally.) "Though I don't agree with the gentleman..." (he hesitated: he wished to say, "Mon tres honorable preopinant"- "My very honorable opponent") "with the gentleman...
'I don't agree with Cute here, for instance,' said Sir Joseph, holding out the letter.
"He is a zealous fellow: not very learned, and not very wise, I think-- because I don't agree with him."
'It don't agree with YOU,' returned Mr Riderhood, bluntly.
"Father," said Tom, "I don't agree with my mother or my uncles, and I don't think you ought to submit to be under Wakem.
Pepper, I don't agree with you in the least," she laughed, interrupting his gloomy remark about things going steadily from bad to worse.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 27 (ANI): Facing flak from Kerala Congress over his statement praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday said he has been a "strong critic" of the BJP-led government and urged his partymen to "respect his approach even when they don't agree with it".
I don't agree with a single thing that comes out of her mouth but I'd never threaten her."
"So I certainly don't agree with that at all, that type of anti-social behaviour."
I don't agree with all of the backlash TV presenter Stacey Dooley received for reporting from Uganda for Comic Relief.