beg to differ
Definition of beg to differ
: to politely disagree with someone You say that the candidates are essentially the same, but I beg to differ.
Word by Word Definitions
: to ask for as a charity (see charity 2a)
: to ask earnestly for : entreat
: to require as necessary or appropriate
: begin; beginning
: to be unlike or distinct in nature, form, or characteristics
: to change from time to time or from one instance to another : vary
: to be of unlike or opposite opinion : disagree
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