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What is another way of saying “you make a good point!” / “you’ve got some good points”?

I am struggling to think of an alternative way to say it. The word ‘point’ is an homophone and isn’t translating well into another language.

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    "Well done!" "Indeed!" "You're right about that!" "I agree with you!" "You are very wise!" "Touché!" "Well duh!" "That's as maybe!" and thousands more. Can you be a bit more precise about what you want? Are you agreeing with the person, or conceding that one of their thousands of opinions are correct while all the rest are wrong?
    – Stuart F
    Aug 19 at 22:18
  • So the other language ought to have a way to express the “you’ve got a point” concept. What that is is a question for that other language’s stack exchange.
    – Jim
    Aug 19 at 22:54
  • @StuartF I’m trying to distinguish between “you have a good idea” and “you make a good point”. I think the two have slightly nuanced differences. To me the latter indicates that a change of perception has occurred in the speaker, whereas the former does not. Aug 19 at 23:56
  • I'd just say "ok, fair enough" then move on. Aug 20 at 9:49

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The easiest and most useful strategy is not just the compliment - start by saying something like "I hear you saying" and then use your own words and end by saying "I suspect you're right; I'm gonna think about it" or some such. That satisfies them if you're right and gives them a chance to correct you if you're wrong.

Of course it might start an argument, too. Not everyone can be right.

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This is something that changes with the context of the situation.

If you're looking for synonyms for "point," then I'd suggest the following:

  • Idea(s)
  • Suggestion(s)
  • Solution(s)
  • Argument(s)

These are all acceptable ways to say "what the person has thought of and shared with you."

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You could also say

What you say (actually) makes sense!

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I see what you mean and I tend to agree with you.

or

M, quite right. Haven't thought of that before.

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During a discussion, one can say Granted as an alternative to "You've got a point." It means that you grant this item of the discussion.

For example,

Person A: This law has never been enforced.

Person B: Granted. But do you think it should have been rescinded?

Please see definition 3b of grant (v).

b: to assume to be true. granting that you are correct

Source, M-W.

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As in:

You make a good point!

My friend thought of a way to still convey the change of perception in the speaker:

On second thoughts, you’re right!

I’ve also since seen an unrelated trending question and thought of:

As a matter of fact, you’re right!

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