How can I express disagreement

There are a variety of verbs and other phrases for expressing disagreement. In particular, some phrases are useful when refuting, or arguing against, another scholar's findings.

* We completely disagree with X on this point.

* We are in total disagreement with ...

* (Regretfully), we are unable to accept X's conclusion that...

* We are not at all convinced by X's argument that...

* We have to say that X's argument is somewhat unconvincing.

Some linking phrases for contradicting what someone else has written:

Here are some phrases for expressing partial or tentative disagreement:

* X may be right in certain respects, but our findings show that...

* We respect X's work in this area, but our initial conclusions indicate that...

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    How to express disagreement in writing?
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