7. Disagreeing strongly

– mocne niezgadzanie się

Dziś prezentujemy i omawiamy – mocne niezgadzanie się – siódmy z dziesięciu tekstów na temat funkcji językowych i będziemy uczyć się o tym jak się nie zgadzać mocno i kategorycznie. Prezentujemy poziomowaną listę różnych zwrotów i wyrażeń.

Poziom elementarny (A2)

  • I (really) don’t think so.
  • I (strongly) disagree.
  • I don’t/can’t agree.
  • That’s not right

Poziom niżej średniozaawansowany (B1)

  • Absolutely not.
  • Do you really believe/think that (…)?
  • I don’t agree at all.
  • I totally disagree.
  • That makes no sense (to me).
  • That’s (totally) wrong.

Poziom średniozaawansowany (B1/B2)

  • I can’t accept that.
  • I’m surprised that you would say that.
  • Nonsense!
  • Ridiculous!
  • Rubbish!
  • That is just not true/right.
  • There is no way I can accept that.
  • You don’t really think that, do you?
  • You must be joking

Poziom wyżej średniozaawansowany (B2/B2+)

  • (I think) you are mistaken.
  • Are you honestly/seriously saying…?
  • Are you out of your mind?
  • Are you pulling my leg?
  • Does anyone (seriously) think that nowadays?
  • I can’t see any (possible) reason why…
  • I’m sure you’re (just) saying that to shock me.
  • I’ve never heard such rubbish/nonsense!
  • It has been proven that…
  • That can’t possibly be the case.
  • That is clearly/simply not true.
  • That’s clearly/simply not the case.
  • That’s not the case at all.
  • The (first) problem with that argument is…
  • The argument that… is not supported by…
  • There is no way…
  • You cannot be serious.
  • You claim that…but…
  • You’ve got to be kidding.

Poziom zaawansowany (C1/C2)

  • (You may as well) stop right there.
  • Are you having a laugh/having me on?
  • Are you on something?
  • Do you genuinely believe that?
  • For someone with your background, perhaps, but for the rest of us…
  • I can see no merit in that view at all.
  • I can’t go along with that.
  • I completely fail to see the logic in…
  • I don’t know what world you live in, but…
  • I find that very difficult to accept.
  • I nearly swallowed that, but…
  • I’ve never heard such complete and utter rubbish.
  • In what way does…make sense?
  • In your dreams!
  • Isn’t that a bit of a jump (in logic)?
  • It doesn’t seem possible that you could really think that…
  • It’s rather naïve to believe…
  • Keeping talking.
  • Life would be much easier if that were true, but…
  • Quite the opposite! …
  • Seriously?
  • That is a fallacy.
  • That is an old wives’ tale.
  • That is far from true.
  • That is so not true.
  • That’s a dangerous argument that could lead to…
  • That’s a facetious argument.
  • That’s a joke, right?
  • That’s quite simply not the case.
  • The argument that… is contradicted by…
  • The first of many problems with that argument is…
  • The uninitiated might think that, but…
  • There’s no way on earth…
  • Tosh!
  • Yeah, right.
  • You can’t say that!
  • You think?
  • You’re attacking a straw man.
  • You’re living in a dream world.
  • You’ve got (totally) the wrong end of the stick.
  • Your argument is full of holes. For example, …

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