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American English: /əˈɡri/
British English: /əˈɡriː/

Translation of agree in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (be in agreement over) See examples:to agree (that)
    estar de acuerdo (en que)
    they all agreed (that) it was too late
    todos estuvieron de acuerdo en que era demasiado tarde
    yes, it must feel odd, he agreed
    —sí, debe resultar extraño —asintió
    1.2 (reach agreement over) it was agreed that he should go on his own
    se decidió que fuera él solo
    to agree when/what/how etc
    ponerse de acuerdo en cuándo/en qué/en cómo etc
    to agree to + infinitive
    quedar en + infinitive
    they agreed to meet at six
    quedaron en encontrarse or verse a las seis
    let's agree to differ o disagree, shall we?
    dejémoslo, no vale la pena discutir: ni tú me vas a convencer a mí ni yo a ti
    Example sentences
    • The plan involves agreeing a pay rise for this year and continuing negotiations over wage increases for the next two years.
    • It was agreed that negotiations should take place with both contractors.
    • After negotiation, we agree a set of terms under which the autopsy will be performed.
    1.3 (decide on)
  • 2 2.1 (consent) See examples:to agree to + infinitive
    aceptar + infinitive
    she agreed to accompany me
    dijo que me acompañaría
    I reluctantly agreed to help her
    consentí en ayudarla
    2.2 (admit, concede) See examples:to agree (that)
    reconocer or admitir or aceptar (que)
    Example sentences
    • Magistrates cannot order that people be removed to hospital unless the hospital authority agrees to accept them.
    • To avoid the authorities, he agrees to accompany an inventor to go around the world in 80 days.
    • She was so thrilled by the prospect of motherhood that Thorn follows the advice of a priest and agrees to accept an orphan child as his own.

intransitive verb

  • 1 (be of same opinion)
    estar de acuerdo
    I couldn't agree more
    estoy completamente de acuerdo
    I quite agree
    lo mismo digo yo
    don't you agree?
    ¿no te parece?
    ¿no crees?
    to agree about something
    estar de acuerdo or coincidir en algo
    at least we agree about that
    por lo menos en eso estamos de acuerdo or coincidimos
    to agree with somebody/something
    estar de acuerdo con alguien/algo
    I can't agree with you there
    en eso sí que no estoy de acuerdo contigo
    Example sentences
    • We agreed on the main issue: that new technologies make it possible for this to be done.
    • This is the underlying issue which campaigners agree must be tackled in years to come.
    • Nevertheless almost everybody agrees that a thought is produced when the brain neurons fire.

Phrasal verbs

agree on

verb + preposition + object
ponerse de acuerdo en
we can't agree on a color/price
no nos ponemos de acuerdo en el color/precio
one thing we agree on is …
en lo que estamos de acuerdo or coincidimos es en que …
a date to be agreed on later
una fecha que se decidirá or se concertará más adelante
they finally agreed on two o'clock
al final quedaron en verse ( or salir etc) a las dos

agree to

verb + preposition + object
(consent to)
they wanted to get married, but their parents wouldn't agree to it
se querían casar, pero sus padres no lo consentían

agree with

verb + preposition + object
1.1 (food/drink/climate)wine doesn't agree with him
el vino le sienta mal or no le sienta bien
the heat didn't agree with me
el calor no me sentaba
1.2 (approve of)
estar de acuerdo con

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