The two boys disagree (John chooses not to follow the idea given to him by Peter)
Peter: I think we should disobey our mother’s instructions.
John: I disagree with you, Peter, we shouldn’t do that.
The two boys disagree (John chooses not to follow the idea given to him by Peter) to disobey, not to follow instructions given to them by their mother (a senior person ).
In such a context, the word obey is used when referring to orders coming from a person who is above those speaking. Agree is used when referring to people of the same level.
The correct spelling for the past participle of the word disobey is disobeyed.
The correct pronunciation of the word should end with -ed not /Id/ but /d/. The correct pronunciation of the word obeyed should be /əʊbeɪd/ and then disobeyed should be /dɪsəʊbeɪd/.
Disobey: Fail to obey instructions or orders.
Disagree: Not having the same opinion as others.
- The soldiers agreed to disobey the commander’s instructions.
- Mary disagreed with other students on the definition of the word, phenomenon.
In the first sentence, obey is used when referring to a senior person communicating to junior. The soldiers who are in this case, the juniors choose to disobey their senior commander.
In the second sentence, Mary being one of the students, decides not to follow the opinions of the rest of the students.
Orders or instructions should be from a senior person communicating, for example, when a teacher addresses His or her students, A boss addressing other employees, etc.