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What is your opinion of her latest novel?
His opinions on European union are well known.
He seems to have a low opinion of women.
The students were not given the chance to express an opinion.
She seems to have formed a good opinion of him.
The doctor was of the opinion that surgery was unnecessary.
My wife and I are of the same opinion on smoking.
Despite our many differences of opinion, we remained good friends.
the most usual and general way of giving your opinion
a more informal way of giving your opinion
a more formal way of giving your opinion
used for giving your opinion when you have thought carefully about a situation
used for giving an often critical opinion
a way of giving your opinion when you know that that people may not like what you say
used for emphasizing that you are giving your own opinion
used for giving your own opinion, when you realize that other people may not agree with you
This is the British English definition of opinion. View American English definition of opinion.
a sweet brown food eaten as a sweet or used for flavouring other food
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