Speaking - useful expressions

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I definitely agree with you

I think you are right

I think you are totally right

I don't approve

actually
that's not how I see it

I definitely disagree with you

I completely disagree with you

I think you are totally wrong

I understand
your point of view
but...

yes
this is true
but we have also to consider
that...

I suppose you are right
but...

I have a different point of view

I agree with you
up to a point

I partially agree with you

besides...

not to mention the fact
that...

what's more...

not only that
but...

not everyone
will agree with me
but

I personally
believe
think
feel
that...

it seems to me
that...

from my own experience...

as far as I know...

as far as I'm concerned...

I feel quite sure
that...

I'm convinced
that...

let me put it
another way

what I'm saying
is...

what I mean
is...

what I meant
was...

I firmly believe
that...

my opinion is
that...

without a doubt...

I'm absolutely certain
that...

for example...

don't misunderstand me

what I'm trying to say
is...

many people think
that...

we take it for granted
that...

it seems as if...

in reality

on the one hand...
on the other hand...

and even so...

but in the long run...

to make up for it...

in general...

generally speaking...

I understand your point...

as a rule...

by and large...

according to the experts...

according to the author...

according to the writer...

according to the speaker...

oddly enough...

it may sound strange
but...

to put the whole thing in a nutshell

to make a long story short

believe it or not...

on the whole...

although...

even though...

and yet...

notwithstanding...

to sum up...

in the same way...

similarly
(or)
likewise

on the contrary...

for this reason...

for this purpose...

as a consequence...

to conclude...

in conclusion...

I'm going to talk about...

I'm going to show you...

I'm going to start with...

to start with...

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