beg to differ with

beg to differ with
beg to differ (with (someone)) to have a different opinion.

Some people think losing that game brought the team together, but I beg to differ — the team has always been together.

Many believe our planet is in danger, but I beg to disagree — it's not our planet but human existence that's in danger.


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  • beg to differ with someone — beg to differ (with (someone)) to have a different opinion. Some people think losing that game brought the team together, but I beg to differ the team has always been together. Many believe our planet is in danger, but I beg to disagree it s not… …   New idioms dictionary

  • beg to differ — (with (someone)) to have a different opinion. Some people think losing that game brought the team together, but I beg to differ the team has always been together. Many believe our planet is in danger, but I beg to disagree it s not our planet but …   New idioms dictionary

  • beg to differ — I see differ II politely disagree that s your opinion I beg to differ * * * beg to differ : to politely disagree with someone You say that the candidates are essentially the same, but I beg to differ. [=I do not agree] • • • Main Entry: ↑beg …   Useful english dictionary

  • beg to differ — have a different opinion, disagree with    When I stated the cause of the loss, he said, I beg to differ …   English idioms

  • I beg to differ — I beg to differ/disagree formal a polite way of saying that you disagree with something that someone has said. I beg to differ with Mr Stahl s final assertion …   New idioms dictionary

  • beg to differ — Synonyms and related words: agree to differ, agree to disagree, be at variance, be in dissent, differ, disagree, disagree with, discord with, dissent, dissent from, divide on, drop out, not agree, oppose, secede, take exception, take issue,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • I beg to differ — spoken formal phrase used for saying that you disagree with what someone has just said Thesaurus: expressions showing anger and used in argumentshyponym arguments and arguingsynonym Main entry: beg * * * I beg to differ …   Useful english dictionary

  • differ — UK [ˈdɪfə(r)] / US [ˈdɪfər] verb [intransitive] Word forms differ : present tense I/you/we/they differ he/she/it differs present participle differing past tense differed past participle differed 1) to be different from something else differ from …   English dictionary

  • differ — dif|fer [ dıfər ] verb intransitive 1. ) to be different from something else: differ in: The two animals come from the same family but differ in body shape and breeding habits. differ from: English differs from Spanish in that it is not… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • beg — [beg] v past tense and past participle begged present participle begging ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(ask)¦ 2¦(money/food)¦ 3¦(animal)¦ 4 I beg your pardon 5 I beg to differ 6 beg the question 7 be going begging 8 beg, borrow, or steal ▬▬▬▬▬ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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