I see what you mean
This page is about the conversational phrase I see what you mean
You can say this if you understand why somebody thinks something, even though you might not agree.
- "If we pay higher wages, we'll make less profit and we won't be as rich."
"I see what you mean, but shouldn't we at least pay them enough to live on?"
- "We can't force her to leave him. It's her decision."
"I see what you mean, but we've got to do something. We can't let him beat her like that."
1. Also "I see what you're saying"
2. The shortened question forms "See what I mean?" and "See what I'm saying?" are also very common.
After he'd spoken, I said, "I see what you mean."
Contributor: Matt Errey