Romanian | Phrases - Academic | Main Body

Main Body - Agreeing

Broadly speaking, I agree with… because…
În linii mari sunt de acord cu...deoarece...
Used when in general agreement with someone else's point of view
One is very much inclined to agree with… because…
Cineva este de acord cu...deoarece...
Used when in general agreement with someone else's point of view
I can see his/her point.
Înţeleg punctul său de vedere.
Used when you believe someone else's point of view is valid, but you do not fully agree
I entirely agree that…
Sunt în totalitate de acord că...
Used when in complete agreement with someone else's point of view
I endorse wholeheartedly the opinion that…
Îmbraţisez cu căldură ideea conform căreia...
Used when in complete agreement with someone else's point of view

Main Body - Disagreeing

Broadly speaking, I disagree with… because…
În linii mari dezaprob cele afirmate de...deoarece...
Used when in general disagreement with someone else's point of view
One is very much inclined to disagree with… because…
Tendinţa generală este de a nu fi de acord cu...deoarece...
Used when in general disagreement with someone else's point of view
I can see his point, but disagree with it entirely.
Înţeleg punctul său de vedere însă îl dezaprob în totalitate.
Used when you understand someone else's point of view, but you do not agree with it at all
I strongly disagree that…
Dezaprob total afirmaţia conform căreia...
Used when in complete disagreement with someone else's point of view
I am firmly opposed to the idea that…
Mă opun total ideii conform căreia...
Used when in complete opposition to someone else's point of view

Main Body - Comparisons

…and…are similar/different as regards to…
...şi...prezintă similarităţi/diferenţe în ceea ce priveşte...
An informal way of stating specific similarities or comparisons between two things
In contrast to…, …shows…
Spre deosebire de...,...se dovedeşte că...
Used when wanting to emphasize the difference between two things
…by contrast with… is/are…
...în opoziţie cu...este/sunt...
Used when wanting to emphasize the difference between two things
…is similar to… in respect of…
...este similar cu...în ceea ce priveşte...
Used when wanting to emphasize and explain a similarity between two things
…and… differ in terms of...
...şi...diferă în ceea ce priveşte...
Used when wanting to emphasize and explain a difference between two things
The first…, by contrast, the second…
Primul/prima..., spre deosebire de acesta/aceasta, cel de-al doilea/cea de-a doua...
Used when wanting to emphasize the difference between two things
One of the main similarities/differences between… and… is that…
Una dintre principalele similarităţi/diferenţe între...şi...este că...
Used when stating specific similarities or comparisons between two things
One difference between… and… is that…, whereas…
Una dintre diferenţele între...şi...este că..., spre deosebire de...
Used to highlight a difference between two things, can be the start of a long list of differences

Main Body - Opinions

I would say that…
Aş putea spune că...
Used to give a personal opinion, of which you are not fully confident
It seems to me that…
Impresia mea este că...
Used to give a personal opinion, of which you are not fully confident
In my opinion…
După părerea mea,...
Used to give a personal opinion
From my point of view…
Din punctul meu de vedere...
Used to give a personal opinion
I am of the opinion that…
Sunt de părere că...
Used to give a personal opinion
I believe that there are several reasons. Firstly,… Secondly…
Consider că există motive diverse. În primul rând..., în cel de-al doilea rând...
Used when wanting to list many reasons for something
It is my belief that… because…
Convingerea mea este că... deoarece...
Used to give a personal opinion that you are sure of and an explanation of said opinion

Main Body - Connecting Elements

Let us now analyze/turn to/examine…
Să analizăm acum/ne întoarcem la/examinăm...
Used when changing subject and to start a new paragraph
It is now clear that… . Let us turn our attention to…
Am clarificat faptul că... . Acum să ne întreptăm atenţia asupra...
Used when changing subject and to start a new paragraph
Moreover, one argument against this cannot be ignored: …
Mai mult decât atât, un argument împotriva acestui lucru nu poate fi ignorat:...
Used when adding important information to an already developed argument
Admittedly…, but…
Admitem faptul că..., dar...
Used when conceding a counter-argument, but wanting to suggest further analysis of your own
It is true that…, yet the fact remains that…
Este adevărat că..., dar cu toate acestea problema rămâne faptul că...
Used when conceding a counter-argument, but wanting to suggest further analysis of your own
Granted, …, nevertheless…
Se admite faptul că..., însă...
Used when conceding a counter-argument, but wanting to suggest further analysis of your own
On the contrary, …
Din contră,...
Used when correcting a mistaken belief, after said belief has been stated
On the one hand…
Pe de o parte...
Used to introduce one side of an argument
On the other hand…
Pe de altă parte...
Used to show another side of an argument. Always used after "on the one hand…"
In spite of…
Contrar...
Used when making an argument, which goes against certain data or beliefs
Despite the fact that…
În ciuda faptului că...
Used when making an argument, which goes against certain data or beliefs
Scientifically/Historically speaking…
Din punct de vedere ştiinţific/istoric...
Used when referring to science or past events in history
Incidentally…
Întâmplător...
Used when an additional point is thought of that can support your analysis
Furthermore…
Mai mult decât atât...
Used when developing a point to a high analytical level