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    Post I beg to differ

    Hi, teacher.
    I have a question...please answer me..
    What does "beg" mean in the following sentences?
    I beg to differ.. I beg to disagree. Paraphrase please...
    Anyway thank you for reading..

    Grateful
    student

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    Re: I beg to differ

    Dear unregistered,

    The meaning of the idiom "I beg to differ" is as follows: 'polite way of saying that you disagree with something that someone has said, as in

    "I beg to differ with Mr. Stahl's final assertion."

    Regards.

    a student like you Vil

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