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I have the impression that she's very good at her job.
The report seems to be based entirely on first impressions.
As a serious candidate, you want to make a good impression on everyone you meet.
He gives the impression that he really doesn't care.
The headline gave a false impression of what the article was about.
I was under the impression you had been here before.
This is the British English definition of impression. View American English definition of impression.
mixed together in a way that is not planned, organized, or tidy
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
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