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Ways of giving your opinion - synonyms or related words

your two cents

used for saying what your opinion is about something



used for giving an opinion when you want to be polite and not seem too certain or definite



used for emphasizing that what you are about to say is your honest opinion, even though the person you are talking to might not like it



mainly spoken used for emphasizing that you are giving your own opinion

as/so far as I’m concerned

used when you are giving your opinion about something, especially when this may be different from other people’s opinions

to my way of thinking

used when giving your opinion about something

to my way of thinking

used for giving your opinion

if you want my advice/opinion

used for emphasizing that you are giving someone your honest advice/opinion, perhaps without being asked for it

if you ask me

used before you give someone your opinion about something

to my mind

used for emphasizing that you are expressing your own opinion


gig economy

an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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fake news

a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

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