Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

see eye to eye

see eye to eye
Meaning(s)
1) understand or agree with someone
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    • I don't see eye to eye with him/her about that
  • Analysis

    When you see eye to eye with someone it means you agree with someone else or that you understand them or are on the same level as them. If you are standing opposite to someone and you are eye to eye, your eyes meet so this idiom means that your minds are in agreement with one another. 

  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. We may not always see eye to eye, but John is a really good guy underneath it all.
    2. Alice and I are very close, we see eye to eye on almost everything.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. Alice and I simply do not see eye to eye on which direction the company should take. She thinks we should prioritize maximizing profits, whereas I feel we should focus more on customer care.
    2. It took number of months for executives to resolve their differences over the company's rebranding, but now they're finally seeing eye to eye on it.
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