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"De acuerdo" is an interjection which is often translated as "okay", and "de acuerdo con" is a preposition which is often translated as "according to". Learn more about the difference between "de acuerdo" and "de acuerdo con" below.
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An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (to show agreement)
a. okay
De acuerdo, iremos todos al concierto.Okay, we'll all go to the concert.
b. all right
¿Te marco al rato? - De acuerdo.I'll call you in a bit? - All right.
c. OK
¿Nos vemos aquí a las siete? - De acuerdo.We'll see each other here at seven? - OK.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (general)
a. in agreement
Los dos partidos no están de acuerdo en cómo solucionar el problema de la violencia en las escuelas.The two parties are not in agreement over how to solve the problem of violence in schools.
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de acuerdo con(
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A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (as stated by)
a. according to
De acuerdo con las instrucciones, debes usar un destornillador para arreglarlo.According to the instructions, you should use a screwdriver to fix it.
b. in accordance with
El Director General asegura que cada sucursal funciona de acuerdo con la declaración de misión de la empresa.The CEO ensures that each branch functions in accordance with the company's mission statement.
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