agree to differ | agree to disagree

This page is about the idiom agree to differ | agree to disagree


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