agree to differ | agree to disagree

Meaning: If two people agree to differ, or agree to disagree, they accept that they have different opinions about something and stop trying to change each other's opinion.

For example:

  • We're never going to think the same way about politics, so let's just agree to differ and leave it at that.

  • Why don't they just agree to disagree instead of arguing about it all the time?

Quick Quiz:

After arguing about politics for months, Julie and her husband agreed to disagree, and they

a. got divorced

b. found a new topic to disagree on

c. stopped arguing about politics

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Contributor: Matt Errey