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    #1

    I can't agree more AND I couldn't agree more.

    I can't agree more AND I couldn't agree more.

    Why are there two ways of saying this?

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    #2

    Re: I can't agree more AND I couldn't agree more.

    There aren't. We generally use only the second.

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    Re: I can't agree more AND I couldn't agree more.

    In English there are usually at least two ways of saying the same thing. I'd say the second of those is more commonly heard.

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    #4

    Re: I can't agree more AND I couldn't agree more.

    That sounded like a "good news-bad news" joke.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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