Meaning of AGREE in English

AGREE

verb

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BAD : I don't agree the people who say women should stay at home.

GOOD : I don't agree with the people who say women should stay at home.

BAD : In many ways I agree to his statement.

GOOD : In many ways I agree with his statement.

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agree with sb/sth = have the same opinion as: 'You can't expect everyone to agree with you all the time.' 'I tend to agree with you that the proposal is too risky.'

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BAD : I don't understand why he doesn't agree the divorce.

GOOD : I don't understand why he doesn't agree to the divorce.

BAD : Conservationists will never agree the building of the motorway.

GOOD : Conservationists will never agree to the building of the motorway.

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agree to sth = be willing to accept or allow something: 'The bank manager has agreed to our request for a loan.'

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BAD : I am agree that archaeological treasures should be protected.

GOOD : I agree that archaeological treasures should be protected.

BAD : In some ways I am agree with those who want stricter punishments.

GOOD : In some ways I agree with those who want stricter punishments.

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Agree is a verb (NOT an adjective).

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