What is the Meaning of AGREE WITH?
for English Language Learners (ELL) – those learning to speak English as a Second Language (ESL), or English as an Additional Language (EAL)
something agrees with someone
Remember: A phrasal verb’s definition is different than the meaning of the verb + preposition. It is difficult to guess at the meaning of a phrasal verb. Phrasal verbs must be memorized, in the same way new vocabulary must be memorized.
AGREE WITH can also be as a regular verb + preposition meaning: to have the same idea or opinion as someone. e.g., I agree with you.
The definition for the phrasal verb AGREE WITH is below.
If something agrees with you, it makes you feel happy or healthy.
If a certain food or drink doesn’t agree with you, it makes you feel unwell.
1. Holidaying at the ocean obviously agrees with you. You look great!
2. Is retirement agreeing with you?
3. Do you mind if we go home early? Something I ate at the restaurant isn’t agreeing with me.
4. I like garlic, but it doesn’t agree with me.
Note: This phrasal verb is most commonly used in the negative.
|present participle||AGREEING WITH|
|past participle||AGREED WITH|
Note: This can also be used as a regular verb + preposition to mean that you have the same idea or opinion as someone. e.g., I agree with you.