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I don't think so (2)

This page is about the conversational phrase I don't think so (2)

Meaning

You can say this to show that you strongly disagree with an opinion or statement.

For example

  • "My wife thinks he's lying, but I don't think so. I think he's telling the truth."

  • "Meditation's just a waste of time, isn't it?"
    "I don't think so. I think it's very effective."

Note:
This meaning applies when the stress is on the word "I".

Quick Quiz

If you share an opinion and someone says "I don't think so", they

a. don't have an opinion

b. don't agree with you

c. agree with you

Contributor: Matt Errey